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A Growing Theme Among the Winners of the Richard Dawkins Award

We might soon be able to add to the Atheist Activist Scorecard, as atheist (and winner of the Richard Dawkins Award) Bill Maher has been accused of whispering a sexually crude comment to actress Rose McGowen.  I don’t think it … Continue reading

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Slippin’ on that slope

I’m shocked.  Shocked, I tell ya: The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that doctors could legally carry out euthanasia on people with advanced dementia who had earlier put their wishes in writing even if they could no longer confirm … Continue reading

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Netherlands Teen Kills Herself While Parents Watch

According to the most recent reports, the Netherlands did not euthanize Noa Pothoven.  Instead, she committed suicide with the help of doctors and parents.  At least that’s what the latest story is, as apparently there is some type of investigation: … Continue reading

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Netherlands Euthanizes Depressed Teen Girl

More post-Christian enlightenment: A 17-year-old Dutch girl was legally allowed to kill herself using euthanasia after she was raped when younger and spent years battling depression, according to a report Tuesday. I can understand assisted suicide for elderly people suffering … Continue reading

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Getting it Wrong

Ten years (plus two days) ago to this date, Jerry Coyne attacked Francis Collins, opposing his nomination to head the NIH: I am funded by the NIH, and I’m worried. Not about my own funding (although I’m a heathen cultural … Continue reading

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God of the Gaps Atheism

The militant atheist movement is built on the belief that there is no evidence for God. Of course, such atheists are entitled to their opinions on this matter, but because of their militancy, and the way it serves their agenda, … Continue reading

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Hey Max Boot, Here’s Why I Would Be Unlikely to Vote for an Unapologetic Atheist

Atheist Max Boot wrote an article for the Washington Post complaining that people won’t vote for an atheist for President. Boot offers up the typical, self-serving argument about how atheists are victims: Atheists are looked down upon because of the … Continue reading

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Atheist vs. Atheist, Round 2

Over at the “Friendly Atheist” blog, Mehta has posted a new entry entitled, “Dr. Richard Carrier Has (Again) Sued Several Atheists on Charges of Defamation.” Nothing new with regards to accusations and evidence.  Just Carrier using a different legal strategy … Continue reading

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Christophobia on the Rise

From the BBC: The persecution of Christians in parts of the world is at near “genocide” levels, according to a report ordered by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The review, led by the Bishop of Truro the Right Reverend Philip Mounstephen, … Continue reading

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Throw the Heretic in Jail!

One of the reasons I reject so much of social justice ideology is because I am turned off by authoritarianism.  More and more social justice activists want to cram their beliefs down my throat, demanind total allegiance to their ideology … Continue reading

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