Category archives for Atheism
Americans and citizens of some of the most Islamic countries tend to agree that it is a force acting on the side of good. Many Europeans say the opposite. There is a rough correlation between the religiosity of a country and how much religion is revered (duh) as a primarily good thing.
The brothers have publicly argued over faith for years. But now that Christopher Hitchens has been diagnosed with cancer, the theoretical argument has become real. Just how real was apparent at the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, where the brothers were having a public conversation about God. Read and listen here.
It was Blasphemy that led me to Atheism by a somewhat circuitous yet in the end well marked path. This is the story of my first step on that path.
Except Atheists and Jews. They know stuff. Watch Penn Jillette take a quiz on religion: I love this quote: “I gave my daughter a bible. That’s how you make atheists.”
… can be found here, in this talk by William Phillips speaking at the AAAS:
Yeah, I used to go to the Town Hall a lot, when I worked a couple of blocks away. I still stop there for lunch now and then when I’ve got something to do on the West Bank campus of The U or nearby downtown. But no longer. Recently, an atheist-linked event was scheduled there,…
Speaking of Accommodationism and New Atheism and stuff, check out this 10 year old discussion:
According to a Social Analysis who has studied the issue. Gillard is the new Prime Minister of Oz.