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Hey! Teacher! Leave Them Kids Alone!

While the Atheist Activist community sells itself as a group of people who place priority on evidence and critical thinking, the community instead places priority on emotion that  thrives by peddling propaganda and negative stereotypes about religious people.  Activist Hemant … Continue reading

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The Cult of Activism

Over the last few years, I have noticed a common thread among the influential, prolific, and/or very public activists – they are unemployed.  And because they are unemployed, they seek money through their activism in the form of speeches, books, … Continue reading

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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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