Category Archives: Madalyn Murray O’Hair

Was Madalyn Murray O’Hair Mentally Ill?

Is it possible that Madalyn Murray O’Hair, the pioneering atheist activist, was actually mentally ill? One of the ways to detect mental illness is by indirectly detecting it through its effects on the family.  With that in mind, consider the following … Continue reading

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The Hypocrisy of Madalyn Murray O’Hair

William Murray, the son of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, has spoken out about the various pieces of misinformation and omission in the recent Netflix movie about his mother. Murray notes that the Netflix movie completely ignored Madalyn’s Marxist worldview and activities: … Continue reading

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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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