Category Archives: New Atheism

Did Overconfidence Hasten the Demise of the New Atheists?

As most of us know, Elevatorgate sparked the ultimate demise of the New Atheist movement.   If you are a new reader who doesn’t know what Elvatorgate is, I highly recommend Conservapedia’s article, as they do an excellent job outlining the … Continue reading

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The Atheist Movement Becomes The Atheist Circus

The atheist activists are at each other’s throats again.  Shockingly, it involves another one of their conferences – the Mythicist Milwaukee conference.  If you have never heard of this conference before, it’s safe to say you are not alone.  It … 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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New Atheism Has Faded Away

In 2014, the evidence indicated that the New Atheist movement was past its peak and was beginning to fade away. In 2015, the evidence was even more clear. In 2016, it had become clear that Dawkins, the figurehead of the … Continue reading

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The Overconfidence of Modern Day Atheism

In a previous posting, I noted that modern day atheism is defined by its overconfidence, lack of nuance, and lack of curiosity.  The New Atheist movement itself is merely something that naturally emerged as a means to celebrate and amplify … Continue reading

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The Confused Thinking of a Social Justice Atheist

Earlier I extracted the most important aspect of Phil Torres argument – modern day atheism itself is intrinsically overconfident and lacking in nuance and curiosity.  In a sense, it is rooted in the thinking level of teens. More to come … Continue reading

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You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Phil Torres wrote another article entitled, “Beyond “new atheism”: Where do people alienated by the movement’s obnoxious tendencies go from here?” He suggests what New Atheists can do to reform their movement: Others suggested that rather than retreating from the … Continue reading

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New Atheist Phil Torres Wants People to Believe He is Not a New Atheist

New Atheist Phil Torres claims he is no longer a New Atheist.  The problem?  He’s finally come to the realization that the New Atheist movement is a hate movement.  Well, when it comes to women, people of color, and Muslims, … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Their Story Straight

There really isn’t a New Atheist movement – Jerry Coyne Jerry is an indispensable asset in our movement. – Richard Dawkins Foundation  

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Sam Harris is a Religious Man

New Atheists like to sell themselves as people who are critical of religion, but in reality, they are better described as anti-Christian and anti-Muslim.  A nice illustration of this is Sam Harris.  As we know, Harris is a Buddhist who … Continue reading

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