Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mean Christians Won’t Let Atheist Lead Their Church

From here: “We don’t talk about God,” Vosper said in an interview, describing services at her West Hill United Church, adding that it’s time the church gave up on “the idolatry of a theistic god.” Vosper’s decision to reject God, … Continue reading

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New Atheism Not a Cause Behind the Rise of the Nones

Peter Boghossian and his activist allies wrote: New Atheism has already succeeded in shifting the cultural landscape of Western civilization, making it far more acceptable to be openly atheist, giving atheists unprecedented public visibility, buttressing the legal boundaries of secularism … Continue reading

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Peter Boghossian’s Silly Article

New Atheist activists Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay, and Phil Torres have a solution to the problems posed by radical Islamists: Solutions are hard to come by. But there is a way to counter extremism that’s potentially as effective as it … Continue reading

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Richard Carrier Suing PZ Myers and Others for Over $2 million

It’s official.  Hemant Mehta tells us feminist atheist activist Richard Carrier is suing other feminist atheist activists: He asks for $500,000 in compensatory damages and $500,000 in punitive damages for each of the two counts of defamation and $50,000 in both compensatory … Continue reading

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New Atheist Delusions About Delusions

Originally posted August 30, 2013. Surprise, surprise. The Gnu Atheist activists seem to think all religious people should be diagnosed as mentally ill because they suffer from delusions. We learn about this totally novel attack [cough] when Jerry Coyne recommended … Continue reading

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Is a Rise in Secularism Correlated with a Declining Economy?

From a recent article at usnews.com: “As older cohorts of adults (comprised mainly of self-identified Christians) pass away, they are being replaced by a new cohort of young adults who display far lower levels of attachment to organized religion than … Continue reading

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Religion is Good for the Economy

From the Washington Post: Religion is big business. Just how big? A new study, published Wednesday by a father-daughter researcher team, says religion is bigger than Facebook, Google and Apple — combined. The article in the Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on … Continue reading

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New Atheists Harass Orphanage

MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma (Christian Examiner) – The Murrow Indian Children’s Home in Muskogee, Okla., under fire for politely refusing to accept and publicize a $100 donation from an atheist, has been forced to shut down its Facebook page after hundreds of … Continue reading

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New Atheists Have a History of Trolling with their Donations

Here is something I originally posted back in 2013 that seems relevant today given the way the New Atheist community recently harassed an orphanage.   Time for more dishonest street theater from the New Atheists. Militant atheist Jerry Coyne is … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past

They’re back! Trying to recapture that old magic.  I guess there is hope someone will also bring back Will & Grace. For some reason, I also found this  amusing. Then I realized what it is.  Poor Sam.  Wrote the first Gnu … Continue reading

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