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The New Atheist Movement: An Autopsy

There seem to be more and more articles out there trying to explain the demise of the New Atheist movement.  Since none of these articles seems especially insightful to me , as a long time observer of the New Atheist movement, … Continue reading

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Coyne Denies He Ever Opposed Francis Collins’ Nomination to Head the NIH

Over at this web site, someone named Eddie wrote: You’re saying the TE leaders should never have feared the reproach of the secular scientists. Well, tell that to Francis Collins, whose appointment to the NIH was originally opposed, or loudly … Continue reading

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New Atheism Was a Reaction to 9/11

A couple more articles about the death of the New Atheist movement have been recently published.  Atheist Adam Lee mentions them: Is the New Atheist movement dead? If it’s not, a lot of people seem prepared to write its obituary. … Continue reading

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Child abuse?

New Atheists have long insisted that the religious indoctrination of children is a form of child abuse.  Yet, according to this logic, the political indoctrination of children would also be a form of child abuse.  Meaning……these kids are victims of … Continue reading

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Dawkins vs. Harris

What explains this? Dawkins has always been the heart of New Atheism, meaning its decline and his decline are linked at the hip. Harris, probably because of his Hollywood background/connections, is much more media savvy and branched out from New … Continue reading

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Losing the Donors

I should have brought this up when I provided my “year in review” analysis of New Atheism.  But for those who may still have lingering doubts about the demise of the New Atheist movement, check out this video of atheist … Continue reading

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New Atheism in Active Decay

Over the years, we have followed the rise, decline, and finally the death of the New Atheist movement. At this point it time, it mostly a matter of studying the decomposition of New Atheism’s corpse. It seems we have now … Continue reading

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Rough Day for the New Atheists

It’s been a bad day for what’s left of New Atheism. To start, Pangburn Philosophy is throwing in the towel.  If you have never heard of Pangburn Philosophy, it’s basically this New Atheist Travis Pangburn, some guy  who was somehow … Continue reading

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Atheist Religions

Here’s an article entitled, “Why millennials are ditching religion for witchcraft and astrology.”  It does link to a survey that shows “more than half of young adults in the U.S. believe astrology is a science,” but other than that, their … Continue reading

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Dawkins Helps Expose the Weakness of Modern Day Atheism

On August 7, 2018, Richard Dawkins tweeted: Historic contingency “If the second dinosaur to the left of the tall cycad tree had not happened to sneeze …we should none of us be here.” Is this, 1) necessarily true for any … Continue reading

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