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Survey: U.S. Protestant pastors reject evolution, split on Earth's age – CNN Belief Blog

Survey: U.S. Protestant pastors reject evolution, split on Earth's age – CNN Belief Blog | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

America’s Protestant pastors overwhelmingly reject the theory of evolution and are evenly split on whether the earth is 6,000 years old, according to a survey released Monday by the Southern Baptist Convention.

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25 Ridiculous Reactions To #GodIsNotGreat

25 Ridiculous Reactions To #GodIsNotGreat | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

After Christopher Hitchens passed away, the title of his book, “God Is Not Great,” started trending on Twitter. Here's how some people, mostly “Christians,” reacted.

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Why Are People Still Afraid of Atheism? | AlterNet

Why Are People Still Afraid of Atheism? | AlterNet | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Plenty of people are reviled for their religious beliefs. But a lack of faith seems to inspire even more intense antipathy.
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Georgia State Rep: ‘I’m Afraid’ Of Romney’s Mormon Faith, But ‘It’s Better Than A Muslim’

Georgia State Rep: ‘I’m Afraid’ Of Romney’s Mormon Faith, But ‘It’s Better Than A Muslim’ | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
One obstacle that Mitt Romney may face as he asks for the support of Republican primary voters is bigotry against the Mormon faith. A Marietta Daily Journal story published yesterday demonstrates the bigotry that Romney may have to overcome.
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People Think Atheists Are Just As Bad As Rapists? Christ.

People Think Atheists Are Just As Bad As Rapists? Christ. | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Today in hateration news: people really, really don't trust atheists. In a new study, the only group participants found as untrustworthy as nonbelievers were rapists.
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How Ignorance, Greed and Ideology Are Warping Science and Hurting Democracy | Julian Brookes | Rolling Stone

How Ignorance, Greed and Ideology Are Warping Science and Hurting Democracy | Julian Brookes | Rolling Stone | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"Whenever the people are well informed" an optimistic Thomas Jefferson wrote, "they can be trusted with their own government." Sure – but what if the people have no clue?

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