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Why are some atheists so aggressive?

Why are some atheists so aggressive? | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 9): I'm amused that you think atheists are aggressive. My experience is it's the religious that take the gold medal in pugilistic behaviors.
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Bad Attitudes: Atheism is the New Christianity

Bad Attitudes: Atheism is the New Christianity | Atheism Today | Scoop.it

Pew survey from 2009: The religiously unaffiliated and those who never attend church were more likely than Catholics, evangelicals or mainline Protestants to say that torture can rarely or never be justified.

 

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'Where was God in Aurora?' comments show Internet as church for atheists

'Where was God in Aurora?' comments show Internet as church for atheists | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
The Internet has become the de facto global church for atheists, agnostics and other doubters of God, who of course don’t have bricks-and-mortar churches in which to congregate. ...
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God is a Psychopath

God is a Psychopath | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
A common atheist critique of Christianity is the incredible brutality that is generally associated with the Christian god.
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An Atheist Who Can't Identify with Atheists

An Atheist Who Can't Identify with Atheists | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Atheists are a pretty diverse group — there's nothing that all atheists have in common except for the simple absence of belief in the existence of any gods.
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There Is No God : NPR

As half of the magic act Penn and Teller, Penn Jillette enjoys challenging his audiences with the unconventional. In stating his personal credo, Jillette finds liberation in believing there is no God.
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Leave your God at home, it’s atheism night at the ballpark

Leave your God at home, it’s atheism night at the ballpark | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
The St. Paul Saints have never been afraid to court controversy when it comes to promotions. They’ve definitely stepped it up a bit with this one, as they’ll be hosting “A Night of Unbelievable Fun” and renaming themselves the St.
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Next-door neighbor charged with murder of six-year-old Sierra after she was snatched from her bed in middle of the night, raped and dumped in a canal

Next-door neighbor charged with murder of six-year-old Sierra after she was snatched from her bed in middle of the night, raped and dumped in a canal | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Sierra Newbold, six, disappeared from her home in West Jordan, Utah on June 26 and her body found in a nearby canal later that day. Her next-door neighbor Terry Lee Black, 41, was charged with aggravated murder, kidnapping and rape today.
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Richard Dawkins: New Atheism's Most Polarising Figure? - Al Jazeera | Atheist Media Blog

Richard Dawkins: New Atheism's Most Polarising Figure? - Al Jazeera | Atheist Media Blog | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Your Daily Source of News & Videos on Science & Religion...
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Atheists have chance of becoming president

Atheists have chance of becoming president | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Most Americans would vote for an atheist for president of the United States, according to a Gallup Poll released Thursday.
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Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
It is time to leave superstition behind and embrace the beauty and challenges of the world without supernatural beings.
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Too Many Questions: God - Just stupid? Or in League with Satan?

God - Just stupid? Or in League with Satan?

This is one of the biggest 'Too Many Questions'.
I have spoken to many theists, and so far, none have been able to answer a 3-pronged problem that's bothered me for a while.

 

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Thoughts on the Aurora Shooting by an Aurora Atheist

Thoughts on the Aurora Shooting by an Aurora Atheist | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Ten days ago. 1:00am. I'm sitting alone in bed reading The Best American Essays of 2010 while Hobbes, my orange cat, purrs beside me.
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Ben Bova: History says atheists just as moral as believers » Naples Daily News Mobile

Ben Bova: History says atheists just as moral as believers » Naples Daily News Mobile | @scoopit http://bit.ly/...

 

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First Ever 'Godless' Conference in Colorado.

First Ever 'Godless' Conference in Colorado. | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Via http://www.krextv.com/news/around-the-region/First-Ever-Godless-Conference-in-Colorado-163305506.html...
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There is No God

There is No God | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
I believe that there is no God. I'm beyond atheism. Atheism is not believing in God. Not believing in God is easy — you can't prove a negative, so there's no work to do.
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Do atheists believe that there is no God, or do they believe that it is proven that there is no God?

Do atheists believe that there is no God, or do they believe that it is proven that there is no God? | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 32): "Atheists" are not organised or coherent. They are just individuals. If there was a word for not believing in fairies, flimpist, for example I would be one. But it doesn't make me anything or join me to any group.
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9 Famous Non-Believers In History

9 Famous Non-Believers In History | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
For millions of Americans, openly identifying as secular has become a way of making a statement, of affirmatively pushing back against politically mobilized religious fundamentalism.
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Urban noise 'killing baby birds'

Urban noise 'killing baby birds' | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Noise in urban areas could stop adult house sparrows hearing their young, resulting in a rise in the mortality rate of baby birds, a study shows.
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Tortured dog found with her swollen tongue hanging from her mouth which had ELECTRICAL TAPE wrapped around it

Tortured dog found with her swollen tongue hanging from her mouth which had ELECTRICAL TAPE wrapped around it | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
These pictures show the horrific abuse suffered by an abandoned dog, found in Weatherford, Texas with her mouth taped shut, her tongue hanging out and so swollen it will need to be removed.
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Why Are Believers Willfully Ignorant About Atheists? | Belief

Why Are Believers Willfully Ignorant About Atheists? | Belief | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
When believers talk about atheists, they often don't bother to talk to any first. What are they afraid of?
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Why does the idea that atheism is a religion keep getting repeated?

Why does the idea that atheism is a religion keep getting repeated? | Atheism Today | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 10): From what I have learned from my year-and-a-half on Quora:

1. A lot of theists -- mostly Christian -- do not really know what atheism is.
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