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Exploring Atheism, Secularism, Humanism as well as Logic, Reason and Skepticism In Today's World
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Gingrich Says Atheists Can't be Trusted, Disregards 50 Million Secular Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Secular Coalition for America condemns Newt Gingrich’s statements attacking secularists in government and public office. Gingrich made the anti-atheist statements Tuesday night at the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The Religious Sex Abuse Epidemic

The Religious Sex Abuse Epidemic | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Sexually repressive religions suffer numerous allegations of sexual abuse, which makes sense when you consider the effect that their scripture might have on normal sexual behavior.
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You CAN be good with God! | Secular News Daily

You CAN be good with God! | Secular News Daily | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
OK – we have become used to the slogan “You can be good without God.” Versions of it have popped up all around the world over the last few years. Even in little old New Zealand.
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Deaths 'after church HIV claims'

Deaths 'after church HIV claims' | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
At least three people with HIV have died after they stopped taking life saving drugs on the advice of their Evangelical Christian pastors, BBC London learns.
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Atheists Helping the Homeless completes its 31st giveaway, begins charter groups

Atheists Helping the Homeless completes its 31st giveaway, begins charter groups | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Since September 2009, atheist volunteers in Austin have been gathering on Sundays at 7th Street and the I-35 freeway in downtown Austin to help the homeless. ...
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Christians Vs. “The Mormon Cult:” Really? So What About the Jews?

Christians Vs. “The Mormon Cult:” Really? So What About the Jews? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Tweet Mr.wOw ponders the new world of “cults” Evangelical pastor — and Rick Perry supporter — Robert Jeffress announced at the “Values Voters Conference” last week that Mitt Romney was not fit to be president because his Mormon religion...
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How Do You Know Satan Didn't Write The Bible? :Rosa Rubicondior:

How Do You Know Satan Didn't Write The Bible? :Rosa Rubicondior: | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Yep, I know. I'm an Atheist so I don't believe in Satan or any other spirits, evil, benign or supremely indifferent - but YOU do.

So, how can you tell that your god either wrote the Bible or inspired its authors and not Satan, the Great Deceiver?

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Military backs off threat to pull atheist from ceremony

By Jennifer Rizzo, CNN Washington (CNN) -- After almost being pulled from a graduation ceremony for refusal to lower the head during a benediction, a soldier is now allowed to attend but must instead stand at attention.
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Embrace secularism; keep religion out of politics

Embrace secularism; keep religion out of politics | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The debate over Mitt Romney’s beliefs should serve as a reminder that religion has no place in politics.
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Bishops Are Behind the 'Let Women Die' Act and the Push Against Birth Control--Even As They're Under Fire for Sex Abuse Scandals | Belief | AlterNet

Bishops Are Behind the 'Let Women Die' Act and the Push Against Birth Control--Even As They're Under Fire for Sex Abuse Scandals | Belief | AlterNet | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The first bishop in the US is indicted for child sex-abuse coverup; meanwhile, his colleagues push for laws that will intrude on our sexual freedom.
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Where’s The Evidence? | Philosophy Now

Where’s The Evidence? | Philosophy Now | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Michael Antony argues that the New Atheists miss the mark.

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martinpribble's comment, October 20, 2011 2:29 AM
Well I see this argument misses the mark somewhat, basically claiming atheism is a religion, even though he admits it's not. I am starting to agree with Stephen Hawking "Philosophy is dead."
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Clergy Project supports pastors, priests who leave their faith | Secular News Daily

Clergy Project supports pastors, priests who leave their faith | Secular News Daily | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Science and Reason and the Freedom From Religion Foundation have announced the formation of a new group to help clergy who have “seen the light” to move beyond faith.
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Physicist and atheist Alan Lightman goes accommodationist

Physicist Alan Lightman is one of the rare breed of working scientists who is an engaging and prolific popular writer. I loved his book Einstein's Dreams. But now he proves to be somewhat of an acc...
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