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Looks Like the Latest School Shooter was an Atheist and Satanist

There’s been another school shooting that has killed 10 people in Texas. According to this ABC report about the shooter: On Facebook, Pagourtzis lists himself as an atheist under religious views Also, his Facebook account appears to indicate an interest … Continue reading

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Extreme Bias Among College Professors

You should take the time to read this analysis: In this article I offer new evidence about something readers of Academic Questions already know: The political registration of full-time, Ph.D.-holding professors in top-tier liberal arts colleges is overwhelmingly Democratic. Indeed, faculty political … Continue reading

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Suicide of the West

Here is an interesting article. 

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Save the Children

With the latest school shooting in Florida, the atheist activists joined the “Ban the guns to save the kids” chorus. Here are just a few examples. PZ Myers wrote: We are allowing kids to be slaughtered and traumatized so the … Continue reading

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Activists: Modern Day Propagandists

We live in a time when many people seem to be proud of being “an activist.”  They think it a good thing.  There are professors who think incorporating activism into the course is a good thing. I am different.  I … Continue reading

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The Pence Rule

One topic that seriously agitates the Friendly Atheist is the so-called Pence Rule. Hemant explains: The “Mike Pence rule” (a.k.a. the Billy Graham rule) is the absurd notion that a man shouldn’t meet with a woman who’s not his wife … 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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Is Antifa ISIS-lite?

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Post-Christian Radicalism

Peter Beinart is a contributing editor at The Atlantic and is also an associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York.  Back in March, the NPR interviewed him and he made some interesting observations … 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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