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Exploring Atheism, Secularism, Humanism as well as Logic, Reason and Skepticism In Today's World
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Dumping Satan: It’s Time to Let Go

Dumping Satan: It’s Time to Let Go | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The history of Christianity, as atheists are fond of reminding us, is one that has been drenched in blood. Whether religious war, inquisition, or colonial violence, there’s been great evil committed in the name of God.
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Outrage as top Italian history professor blames fall of Rome on rise of homosexuality

Outrage as top Italian history professor blames fall of Rome on rise of homosexuality | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Roberto De Mattei, a devout Roman Catholic, had already raised eyebrows by saying the Japanese tsunami was ‘divine punishment’.
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Hitler was a creationist, not a devotee of Darwin

Hitler was a creationist, not a devotee of Darwin One of the most obnoxious and shameful assertions creationists make is that Hitler was motivated by Darwin’s evolutionary thought. Actually the...
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Mississippi personhood amendment ad warns that opponents mock God

Mississippi personhood amendment ad warns that opponents mock God | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

On November 8, Mississippi voters will decide whether to pass Amendment 26, the so-called personhood amendment that would change the state constitution so that fertilized human eggs will be "persons" having constitutional rights.

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Newt Gingrich doesn't think 'you have judgment if you have no faith'

Newt Gingrich doesn't think 'you have judgment if you have no faith' | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Despite the U.S.’s long history of separation of church and state, there is still a lot of canoodling between the two.
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Surely by now we've outgrown the soul? - Martha Robinson - The Independent - RichardDawkins.net

Surely by now we've outgrown the soul? - Martha Robinson - The Independent - RichardDawkins.net | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"Call it the soul, spirit or transcendent human consciousness – the idea that human ‘minds’ exist outside of and separate from the body has been pervasive throughout history. It’s certainly comforting – an assurance that we are special, unique and separate from animals in a clear-cut way. Although traditionally afforded to us by a God, the concepts of ‘soul’ and human exceptionalism that allow this easy view of humanity are carried over virtually unexamined into the more secular principles of humanism."

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‘Hitler Was Sent By God’ According To Pastor Involved With Rick Perry Prayer Event

‘Hitler Was Sent By God’ According To Pastor Involved With Rick Perry Prayer Event | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Now why do you suppose very few people are reporting on Rick Perry's association with a man that claims Hitler was an agent of God?
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What do Pakistani atheists mean for Pakistan?

What do Pakistani atheists mean for Pakistan? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Atheism framed as a (farcical) response to extremism in the country is a joke. But plurality, overall, is good.
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A Debate About The Wisdom of Trying To Deconvert People

A Debate About The Wisdom of Trying To Deconvert People | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"We live in the 21st Century, in a world with highly complex modern challenges and the vast majority of our fellow citizens (including an entire major political party) are enthralled to ancient, regressive superstitious beliefs with harmful real world consequences. I think we have a responsibility to actively oppose such falsehoods and their corrosive effects."

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Evil Conflicts with the Existence of God: God Doesn't Care or God Doesn't Exist

Closely associated with taking action that should be considered immoral is the fact that there is so much evil in the world today. If there are any gods, why don't they act to eliminate it?
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