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Richard Dawkins Explains Why He Doesn't Debate Young Earth Creationists

Richard Dawkins Explains Why He Doesn't Debate Young Earth Creationists | Atheism | Scoop.it
Evolutionary biologist and atheist author Richard Dawkins has revealed in an interview why he doesn't debate people who believe in the Young Earth creation theory, stating that simply engaging them on a platform allows them to get what they want.
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Fair enough, but that does raise questions about why he is willing to debate Chopra?

 

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Decalogic Schemalogic!

Decalogic Schemalogic! | Atheism | Scoop.it
Maybe you've seen it yourself. One of the many pieces of spirit-kitch floating about the net these days is a little gem called The Native American Ten Commandments. It might as easily be labelled an Indian Ten Commandments, or even the Native American Indian Ten Commandments. ...cause extra syllables make it all better. Either way…
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The 'Friendly Atheist' Is Not Allowed to Donate Money to Local Park Program

The 'Friendly Atheist' Is Not Allowed to Donate Money to Local Park Program | Atheism | Scoop.it
In a story released on the Chicago Tribune website, popular atheist blogger Hemant Mehta's recent donation to the Morton Grove Park District has been refused and returned.  The donation collected f...
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Your Lips Say 'No', But Your Eyes Say 'Chicken-Whistle Star-Bullets!'

Your Lips Say 'No', But Your Eyes Say 'Chicken-Whistle Star-Bullets!' | Atheism | Scoop.it
So I finally watched Religulous. I found it a truly underwhelming experience. Honestly, I think I must be over the joys of poking holes in religious thinking. In other news, boxing with Girl Scouts...
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Atheist billboard campaign to counter religious displays - KIRO Seattle

Atheist billboard campaign to counter religious displays - KIRO Seattle | Atheism | Scoop.it
SodaHead News Atheist billboard campaign to counter religious displays KIRO Seattle Quoted by The Inquistr, the President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation said, “The whole month of December is taken over in a celebration of the religious...
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Jesus and the Devil Get into a Fight, ...He Wins!

Jesus and the Devil Get into a Fight, ...He Wins! | Atheism | Scoop.it
If I have to be terrified of God, then I don't see a difference between God and Satan... - Sonya D. Fowler, Posted on Twitter, July 29th, 2012 It's a funny thing, even unbelievers typically assume ...
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Odd how disparate concepts can be used in similar ways.

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TIME Cover Story Wrongly Attacks Atheists for Not Helping Out Victims of Oklahoma Tornadoes

TIME Cover Story Wrongly Attacks Atheists for Not Helping Out Victims of Oklahoma Tornadoes | Atheism | Scoop.it
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Who Needs Christmas? I Can be a Grinch All Year Long!

Who Needs Christmas? I Can be a Grinch All Year Long! | Atheism | Scoop.it
Y'all might have noticed a little clip making the rounds on the net lately. It's a debate between Jamie Kilstein and John Fugelsang over the existence of God. It occurs on Totally Biased with Kamau...
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(Non)Mass movement: Atheist mega-churches take Western world ...

(Non)Mass movement: Atheist mega-churches take Western world ... | Atheism | Scoop.it
Singing songs, clapping hands, praising acts of giving and community work – all the things present in a Church have now found an official home in so-called 'atheist mega-churches', a quirky idea spreading like wildfire across ...
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Sanderson Jones' Sunday Assembly is an atheist's prayer come true - Sydney Morning Herald

Sanderson Jones' Sunday Assembly is an atheist's prayer come true - Sydney Morning Herald | Atheism | Scoop.it
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Sanderson Jones' Sunday Assembly is an atheist's prayer come true
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It's Sunday afternoon and hundreds of people sing, clap their hands and talk about the wonder of life.
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Shades of Black Atheism

Shades of Black Atheism | Atheism | Scoop.it
A few months ago I was fortunate enough to have lunch with Mandisa Thomas, the President of Black Nonbelievers. One thing that struck me during and after the lunch was how differently we were raise...
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Two Atheists Walk into a Church...

Two Atheists Walk into a Church... | Atheism | Scoop.it
Would you find it odd for a Texas church to invite atheists to speak to their congregants?  That's exactly what CrossPoint Community Lutheran did, when Ken Chitwood invited former Baptist deacon Do...
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The Prayer of an Atheist

The Prayer of an Atheist | Atheism | Scoop.it
Okay, believers, you got us! Atheism really is a religion after all. Yes, I know, some of us have been denying it for years, but I personally just can't keep up the pretense. I am tired of living a...
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Ronald Reagan's Son In Atheist Radio Advertisement: 'I'm Not Afraid to Burn in Hell'

Ronald Reagan's Son In Atheist Radio Advertisement: 'I'm Not Afraid to Burn in Hell' | Atheism | Scoop.it
Ron Reagan, an outspoken atheist and the son of former U.S. president Ronald Reagan, has recorded a radio advertisement for a major atheist organization, saying in the commercial that he is "not af...
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What’s It Like to be an Atheist in Poland? This Movie Will Show You

What’s It Like to be an Atheist in Poland? This Movie Will Show You | Atheism | Scoop.it
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I Didn’t Realize the Freedom From Religion Foundation Was That Kind of Group…

I Didn’t Realize the Freedom From Religion Foundation Was That Kind of Group… | Atheism | Scoop.it
RT @hemantmehta: I Didn’t Realize the Freedom From Religion Foundation Was That Kind of Group… http://t.co/bdLVG8VkRx
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New Jersey Rejects Another Atheist License Plate, But Allows a Baptist One

New Jersey Rejects Another Atheist License Plate, But Allows a Baptist One | Atheism | Scoop.it
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The Pastor Who Started the Whole Costco/Bible Controversy Is Ashamed at How Christians Have Reacted

The Pastor Who Started the Whole Costco/Bible Controversy Is Ashamed at How Christians Have Reacted | Atheism | Scoop.it
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Arizona Republicans Propose Bill That Would Not Allow Atheists To Graduate High School

Arizona Republicans Propose Bill That Would Not Allow Atheists To Graduate High School | Atheism | Scoop.it
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RDFRS: Growing numbers of young Australians record no religion in census

Our mission is to support scientific education and critical thinking to overcome religious fundamentalism, superstition, intolerance and suffering (RT @rdfrs: Growing numbers of young #Australians record no #religion in census - by Ben Schneiders ...
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What Kind of god?

What Kind of god? | Atheism | Scoop.it
Propagandists manipulate emotions to spread a simple idea.  For instance, politicians bring up 9/11 when they want to sway an audience on foreign policy issues.  The religious use this strategy at ...
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Mocking the Christ

Mocking the Christ | Atheism | Scoop.it
On occasion, a religious person will post to my public Facebook account, unannounced and unsolicited. I wish that the interface would not allow guest posts to be deleted after publishing- which is ...
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