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Is There a Connection Between Atheism and Antifa?

I’m sure most readers know all about the thuggish violence that is perpetuated by Antifa. But I’ve begun to wonder about the relationship between atheism and Antifa. Over at Quora, according to Lucca Fehn, Antifa has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Angry Internet Atheists

Here is another observation from DHay: Hemant Mehta, in his 22 August 2017 blog post entitled “Christians and Atheists Speak a Different Language on Facebook”, tells us that: In 2013, a study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality … Continue reading

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Ex-girlfriend of “pro-white” activist who organized the Unite the Right rally at Charlottesville says he is an atheist

From here: Laura Kleiner, a Democratic activist who lives in Staunton, said she dated Kessler for several months in 2013. She said Kessler was very dedicated to his liberal principles, and that he was a strict vegetarian, abstained from alcohol … Continue reading

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The Alt-Right and Atheism

I was going to comment on this, but Dhay did a better job that I would have.  So I thought I would repost his observations here: Only three days after Sarabeth Kaplin’s 13 August 2017 post on the Friendly Atheist … 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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Atheists and Ghosts

Atheist activist  David Mcafee writes: This weekend, I spoke at “Gateway to Reason,” an atheist convention in St. Louis. It was a large gathering of non-believers, including big names like Seth Andrews and David Smalley, but there was still something … Continue reading

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Elite Scientists Don’t Have Elite Reasons for Being Atheists

One of the favorite arguments in the atheist movement is to point to leading scientists and note that a majority of them are atheists. The argument is, of course, pathetic and not much different from trying to score some point … 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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Atheism and Infanticide

Over a decade ago, I stumbled upon a guiding principle that has yet to fail me.  The principle is this:  When you encounter someone advocating for infanticide, chances are extremely high that the advocate also happens to be an atheist.  … Continue reading

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When Propagandists Promote Critical Thinking

Over at the Friendly Atheist blog, Hemant Mehta has a blog entitled “Lawrence Krauss Talks About How To Become a Better Critical Thinker.”  It amuses me that a propagandist like Mehta would try to promote critical thinking.  It’s like a … Continue reading

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