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After School Satan Sounds Like More Atheist Trolling

Militant atheist activist Hemant Mehta writes: Still Elementary School in Marietta, Georgia is home to a (Christian) Good News Club. And since Fred Mephisto, the head of the local chapter of The Satanic Temple, is a graduate of the same … 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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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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Peter Boghossian’s Atheism Course

Militant atheist Jerry Coyne recently spoke of  Peter Boghossian: Peter also teaches an “Atheism” class and a separate “New Atheism” class, both of which are wildly popular: they have to turn students away. That’s a good sign, and most of … Continue reading

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Do “Elite” Universities Discriminate Against Christians?

In the book, Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping (published by Harvard University Press),  Julie R. Posselt  “obtained permission from 6 highly ranked departments at three research universities to watch their reviews of candidates, and she interviewed faculty … Continue reading

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Blame Shifting

One of the interesting subtexts of the New Atheist movement is that there are many New Atheists who are more “anti-Christian” than merely “anti-religious.”  A good example of Hemant Mehta, the so-called “Friendly Atheist.”  We all know that if a … Continue reading

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Puncturing the Narrative

According to the media: Security concerns have prompted officials in a Virginia county to close schools after parental objections to a world geography lesson that included Islam. Augusta County School Board President Eric Bond announced Thursday that schools would be … Continue reading

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Evidence Continues to Support Jordan Wooley

Twelve year old  Jordan Wooley was under the impression her teacher wanted her to label God as a myth.  The evidence indicates her impression was most reasonable.   First, let’s recall the uncontested evidence I have provided thus far: An internet … Continue reading

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Atheist Activist Flunks 7th Grade Critical Thinking Exercise

Why are New Atheists attacking a 12 year old girl?  Because of what she said in front of the Katy Independent School District board: “Today I was given an assignment in school that questioned my faith and told me that … Continue reading

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Precedence

Jerry Coyne reports: You may have forgotten the case of Emerson T. McMullen, the Georgia Southern University (GSU) history professor (actually, an associate professor) who proselytized both Christianity and creationism in his history/science classes. (For relevant posts, go here.) Such … Continue reading

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