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Religion: 84% of UK Protestants are not sure God exists - here's who believes most - Mirror Online

Religion: 84% of UK Protestants are not sure God exists - here's who believes most - Mirror Online | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The vast majority of Anglicans, Methodists and Presbyterians in the UK aren't sure that God exists, according to a survey of Britons.
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Mike Huckabee: ‘God’s blessing’ will make me president to stop the atheist ‘secular theocracy’

Mike Huckabee: ‘God’s blessing’ will make me president to stop the atheist ‘secular theocracy’ | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Mike Huckabee: ‘God’s blessing’ will make me president to stop the atheist ‘secular theocracy’
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The Front Lines of the Christian Battle Against Internet Porn | VICE | United Kingdom

The Front Lines of the Christian Battle Against Internet Porn | VICE | United Kingdom | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Religious organisations like XXXChurch, and activists like former adult star Brittni Ruiz, are leading the fight against what they see as the morally corrosive influence of porn.
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A Shocking Number of Americans Under 30 Have No Religion — This Country Is Going to Change | Alternet

A Shocking Number of Americans Under 30 Have No Religion — This Country Is Going to Change | Alternet | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Americans are abandoning religion in droves.
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The Movement to Put a Church in Every School Is Growing | The Nation

The Movement to Put a Church in Every School Is Growing | The Nation | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A Christian movement seeks to plant a place of worship in every public school.
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Bill Donohue: Atheists Are Unhappy, Die Early, and Are Disproportionately Insane

Bill Donohue: Atheists Are Unhappy, Die Early, and Are Disproportionately Insane | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Source: Friendly Atheist. Bill Donohue of the Catholic League loves to complain about all the persecution people of his faith have to deal with – for example, other people sometimes put up billboards that offer a different perspective – but he has no problem saying the very things he’s flip out over if the tables were turned.
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Religion’s Dirty Dozen—12 Really Bad Religious Ideas That Have Made the World Worse | ValerieTarico

Religion’s Dirty Dozen—12 Really Bad Religious Ideas That Have Made the World Worse | ValerieTarico | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Some of humanity’s technological innovations are things we would have been better off without: the medieval rack, the atomic bomb and powdered lead potions come to mind. Religions tend to invent ideas or concepts rather than technologies, but like every other creative human enterprise, they produce some really bad ones along with the good. My…
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How secular family values stack up - LA Times

How secular family values stack up - LA Times | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
"A growing American demographic: Children raised without religion, with moral values soundly intact"
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Army Recruiting Center Removes Sign Reading “On a Mission for Both God and Country”

Army Recruiting Center Removes Sign Reading “On a Mission for Both God and Country” | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
"There’s something scary about the U.S. military saying we’re on a mission for God… it’s the sort of rhetoric our enemies are using, offering religious justifications for war and violence."
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The Fascinating Origins of Religion — and Why It's Deeply Intertwined With Violence | Alternet

The Fascinating Origins of Religion — and Why It's Deeply Intertwined With Violence | Alternet | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The relationship between warfare and religion is infinitely more complex than most of us realize.
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Tory James Arbuthnot comes out as an atheist, claiming MPs must pretend to be religious - Home News - UK - The Independent

Tory James Arbuthnot comes out as an atheist, claiming MPs must pretend to be religious - Home News - UK - The Independent | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A Conservative MP has said Tory MPs are under pressure to pretend they are religious and he could only confess that he was an atheist because he was standing down at the next election.
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Saudi Arabia declares all atheists are terrorists in new law to crack down on political dissidents

Saudi Arabia declares all atheists are terrorists in new law to crack down on political dissidents | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which define atheists as terrorists, according to a report from Human Rights Watch.
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Excuse Me! I Have A Couple Questions ~ ExChristian.Net

Excuse Me! I Have A Couple Questions ~ ExChristian.Net | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
“How can we tell the difference between God’s answer to prayer or God’s intervention in the world and a plain and simple coincidence?”
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1 in 4 Americans Believe God Will Decide Who Wins The Super Bowl

1 in 4 Americans Believe God Will Decide Who Wins The Super Bowl | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Is the Super Bowl divinely rigged? One in four Americans say yes, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and Religion News Service. Twenty-six percent of Americans and 27 percent of self-described sports fan...
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Religious Freedom Advocates Offer To Take Lashes For Imprisoned Saudi Blogger

Religious Freedom Advocates Offer To Take Lashes For Imprisoned Saudi Blogger | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Seven religious freedom advocates have offered to personally receive 100 lashes each in the place of Raif Badawi, a liberal Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for "insulting Islam through electronic channels." ...
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I Co-Founded One of the Most Popular Christian Rock Bands Ever… and I’m Now An Atheist

I Co-Founded One of the Most Popular Christian Rock Bands Ever… and I’m Now An Atheist | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
In 1985, I co-founded Newsboys, one of the most successful Christian rock bands in history. And I’m now an atheist.
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Who Would Jesus Torture? - The Daily Beast

Who Would Jesus Torture? - The Daily Beast | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Over two thirds of Christians support the torture of terrorist suspects, compared with just 41% of nonbelievers. Why?
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Judge Tells Divorced Atheist He Has to Attend Church Services with His Children as Part of Settlement

Judge Tells Divorced Atheist He Has to Attend Church Services with His Children as Part of Settlement | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Judge Tells Divorced Atheist He Has to Attend Church Services with His Children as Part of Settlement
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Ten Books for Skeptics « Cognition « Critical Thinking « Skeptic North

Ten Books for Skeptics « Cognition « Critical Thinking « Skeptic North | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
There are probably as many paths to becoming a scientific skeptic as there are skeptics. Admittedly my framework for skepticism was in the background for…
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“I Love My Religion More Than I Love My Kids”; When Atheists Marry Believers, Love May Not Conquer All

“I Love My Religion More Than I Love My Kids”; When Atheists Marry Believers, Love May Not Conquer All | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
“I Love My Religion More Than I Love My Kids”; When Atheists Marry Believers, Love May Not Conquer All
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Ex-street kid weeps as she asks Pope why God lets children suffer in Philippines - CNN.com

Ex-street kid weeps as she asks Pope why God lets children suffer in Philippines - CNN.com | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
"Why is God allowing such things to happen, even if it is not the fault of the children?" Glyzelle Palomar, 12, asked the Pope. A good question. Much like the tens of thousands of children who suffered at the hands of the pedophile Catholic priests. Answer the question, Francis.
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Philosopher A C Grayling on Secularism and Education - YouTube

Philosopher AC Grayling on Secularism and Education 11-12 October International Conference on the Religious-Right, Secularism and Civil Rights in London www....
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Religion is a scapegoat: The problem isn’t Islam — it’s power - Salon.com

Religion is a scapegoat: The problem isn’t Islam — it’s power - Salon.com | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Following the Charlie Hebdo attacks, critics have rushed to condemn the Muslim community. Here's why they're wrong
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Atheist Alliance International - CHRISTIANS MORE SUPPORTIVE OF TORTURE THAN NON-RELIGIOUS AMERICANS

Atheist Alliance International - CHRISTIANS MORE SUPPORTIVE OF TORTURE THAN NON-RELIGIOUS AMERICANS | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Atheist Alliance International (AAI) is the umbrella organization of atheist groups and individuals around the world committed to promoting and defending reason and the atheist worldview.
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