Category Archives: Peter Boghossian

Atheism as Subjective Opinion

In one his speeches given in May 2012, Peter Boghossian defines atheists: The overwhelming majority of atheists don’t claim there is no god. They just claim there is not sufficient evidence to warrant belief in God. Yet multiple atheists activists … 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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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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What happened to the Reason Whisperer?

From January 9, 2014: It’s possible to talk people out of faith and into reason. The proposed program will show viewers how to do just that. Dr. Peter Boghossian, author of the best selling book, A Manual for Creating Atheists, … Continue reading

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More Evidence the New Atheist Movement is Collapsing

Sarah Paquette, a former student of Peter Boghossian, and someone involved in promoting the app that tells atheists what to say when they are debating, makes an interesting admission half-way through an otherwise boring interview: At 10:30, she says the … Continue reading

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Atheos: The App That Tries to Control Atheist Incivility

As we all know, New Atheists have long had a problem with civility.  Whether it’s Richard Dawkins encouraging his followers to mock religious people, who he routinely attacks as “faith-heads,” or Sam Harris and Jerry Coyne trying to thwart Francis … Continue reading

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Is atheism no different than atoothfairyism?

In the syllabus for Peter Boghossian’s university class on atheistic apologetics, we are told: Logically and epistemologically, atheism is no different than atoothfairyism. Really?  In the same syllabus, we are also told: This course is a systematic examination and analysis … Continue reading

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Another Flimsy Disclaimer

In his syllabus for his course on Atheism, Peter Boghossian includes a second disclaimer: Just as the purpose of religious studies is not to convert students to a particular faith tradition, this course is not about “converting” students to atheism. … Continue reading

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Atheos: The Atheist Proselytization App

  It won’t be much longer until the street appistemologists (HT: Dhay) receive some much needed aid to better proselytize for atheism.  It’s the phone app “Atheos” from Peter Boghossian (the philosopher who insists all religious people are infected with … Continue reading

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Peter Boghossian’s Course Disclaimer

In his syllabus for his course on Atheism, Peter Boghossian includes the following disclaimer: This course deals with many controversial topics related to people’s deepest held beliefs about god and religion, science and technology, politics and economics, morality and ethics, … Continue reading

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