Monthly Archives: November 2016

Hitler vs. The AntiChrist

Over at the “Friendly” Atheist blog, someone named Sarahbeth Caplan is informing the Gnus she can no longer support evangelical Christians.  She begins as follows: I saw a post on my church’s bulletin board several weeks ago that read, “Hillary … Continue reading

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Hope For the New Atheists?

Over the last couple of years, I have documented the demise of the New Atheist movement.  And as we have seen over the last eight years, without their Common Enemy to focus their negativity, the internet atheist community consistently lashed out … Continue reading

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Are Anti-Trump, New Atheist Parents Abusing their Children?

According to this article, little children are scared of President-elect Trump. Here’s a couple of examples: So many of my friends w/little kids talk about how scared their kids are that Trump will kick their friends out of the US. … Continue reading

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The Theocracy is Coming!

Now that Donald Trump has become President, how long before we begin to hear about The Impending Doom of the Inevitable Theocracy that is Supposed to be Right Around the Corner? It’s a favorite feverish argument of the “skeptics” everytime … Continue reading

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Elite Scientists Don’t Have Elite Reasons for Being Atheists

One of the favorite arguments in the atheist movement is to point to leading scientists and note that a majority of them are atheists. The argument is, of course, pathetic and not much different from trying to score some point … Continue reading

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New Atheist Author Raises the White Flag

I want to draw your attention to the Boghossian article I mentioned earlier.  While Boghossian does his best to talk up New Atheism as something that is very culturally significant, he actually illustrates the demise of New Atheism. New Atheism … Continue reading

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The Fading Dawkins

Just a couple more data points that show the New Atheist movement is no longer significant to the mainstream culture. The New Atheist movement has long been tied to the popularity of Richard Dawkins. Yet consider two recent facts about … Continue reading

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Science shows that Dawkins Misrepresents Science

From here: Controversial British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins is well-known for his criticism of religion, but a new Rice University study of British scientists reveals that a majority who mentioned Dawkins’ work during research interviews reject his approach to public … Continue reading

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