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The FFRF’s Strange Response to the Silverman Firing

The FFRF issued a response to David Silverman’s firing and I find it to be rather odd. First, the FFRF (Annie Laurie Gaylor, Co-President)  begins by complaining about the negative stereotypes about atheists and blames the Bible.  These activists don’t … Continue reading

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David Silverman was a “Proud Feminist”

In his book, Fighting God, David Silverman writes that he is a “proud feminist.”  Amy Roth, over at SkepChick, publicly thanked Silverman for “standing with us” for implementing strict anti-harassment policies at American Atheist meetings.   Feminist PZ Myers even spent … Continue reading

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American Atheist Leader Fired for Creepy Sexual Misconduct and Financial Conflicts

Buzzfeed exposes the creepy sexual behavior of yet another leader in the Atheist Movement: David Silverman, a firebrand atheist with a knack for generating publicity for his cause, has been abruptly fired as president of American Atheists, one of the … Continue reading

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Here we go again

From Here On the evening of Saturday, April 7, 2018, the American Atheists Board of Directors received a complaint regarding David Silverman, the President of American Atheists. The Board takes very seriously the concerns expressed and, in accordance with organization … Continue reading

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The Passionate Atheist

You have probably heard of the Amazing Atheist.  And the Friendly Atheist. Even the Happy Atheist.  Today, meet The Passionate Atheist, someone who seems to perfectly exemplify the extremes of both the New Atheists and the Social Justice Atheists. Check … Continue reading

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The Hate That Consumes

Over in the comments section of his blog, PZ Myers wrote: 10-15 years ago, we had this hope that atheism would inspire a global movement, one that would displace religion with an evidence-based philosophy. We were wrong. Indeed.  It is encouraging that … Continue reading

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Is it Finished?

First, the Richard Dawkins Foundation and Center for Inquiry suspend their association with Lawrence Krauss.  Then, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists asks him to resign. Then ASU puts him on paid leave.  The Origin Project’s ten year anniversary has … Continue reading

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The Modern Face of Atheism

  Atheist activist Adam Lee went after activist Matt Dillahunty for refusing to comment on the Lawrence Krauss story.    Dillahunty keeps insisting he will talk about this…..at NaNoCon. What’s NaNoCon?  It’s short for Nashville Nones Consensuall As the video … Continue reading

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On the Ropes?

Major development with Lawrence Krauss: Arizona State University professor Lawrence Krauss, internationally known as an outspoken atheist and for his work on the symbolic “Doomsday Clock,” has been put on paid leave by university officials after allegations of sexual misconduct … Continue reading

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