Category Archives: Madalyn Murray O’Hair

Friendly Atheist Alternative Facts

The Friendly Atheist blog is excited about Netflix airing a new movie about Madalyn Murray O’Hair.  O’Hair was the original New Atheist (Dawkins is just a polished version of O’Hair), so I always thought it strange that today’s New Atheists … Continue reading

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No Respect

April 13th was the birthday of Madalyn Murray O’Hair. She was probably the first true, New Atheist and paved the way for people like Sam Harris, PZ Myers, Richard Dawkins, and Jerry Coyne. In fact, the only truly sigificant difference … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Madalyn Murray O’Hair was a New Atheist

Some people reject the notion that Madalyn Murray O’Hair should be considered part of the New Atheist movement.  I’m not sure why.  The Gnu leaders and O’Hair have the same arguments, the same tactics, and the same goals.  The only … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Gnu

A few days back, apollyon911 made a great point: I find ‘ethical’ atheists to be ethical theoretically but not practically (there is no motivation to ethical if it isn’t in one’s interests). Indeed. As many of us know, Gnus can … Continue reading

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