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The Secular Outpost: The Definition of Atheism, the Anal-Retentive Defense of Etymological Purism, and Linguistic Relativism

Among professional philosophers, including self-identified atheist philosophers, probably the majority viewpoint is that atheism is the belief that there is no God and agnosticism is the lack of belief in God's existence and God's nonexistence.

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Good Minus God

Good Minus God | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
What is the logic of the moral atheist, who refuses to pin morality to the existence of a divine power?
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"Go Away."

"Go Away." | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
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The faith (and doubts) of America's Fathers

The faith (and doubts) of America's Fathers | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
The founders’ genius lay in their willingness to cast doubt on fixed ways of thinking inherited from the past.
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Readers Respond: Why Would Atheists or Agnostics Attend Religious Services Weekly?

Readers Respond: Why Would Atheists or Agnostics Attend Religious Services Weekly? | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
How often do atheists in America attend religious services? Most atheists never attend religious services in America, but some atheists attend religious services once a week or more.
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New Statesman - Preview II: Richard Dawkins interviews Christopher Hitchens

New Statesman - Preview II: Richard Dawkins interviews Christopher Hitchens | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Our eclectic mix of politics, culture, humour plus religion, current affairs, the environment and much more on the New Statesman’s Blog pages...
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The End Of God.

"Oh, Lord?"

"Hm, yes, Peter?"
"Someone here to see you."
"Ah, I see. Who is it?"
"One Christopher Hitchens, Lord."
"Oh. Oh shit! Oh fucking shit!"
"Yes, Lord. Shall we drink the Kool-Aid now?"
"Yes. Yes! Hurry!

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Anti-Gay ‘Family Values’ Republican Mayor Latest To Come Tumbling Out Of The Closet

Anti-Gay ‘Family Values’ Republican Mayor Latest To Come Tumbling Out Of The Closet | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Question: How many skeletons are in the GOPs' closet? Answer: NONE! There's too many Republicans hiding in it!
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"UK is a Christian country" - David Camerion

"UK is a Christian country" - David Camerion | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
David Cameron says the UK is a Christian country "and we should not be afraid to say so", during a speech on the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.
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Christmas Win.

Christmas Win. | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
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Minnesota Archbishop Asks Catholics To Pray Against Marriage Equality

Minnesota Archbishop Asks Catholics To Pray Against Marriage Equality | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Minnesota Archbishop John Nienstedt is asking Catholics to recite a “special prayer” condemning the right of gay and lesbian people to marry, the Star Tribune is reporting.
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What if Adolf Hitler had repented?

What if Adolf Hitler had repented? | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
A ubiquitously promulgated well within the box Atheist groupthink talking point de jour is to ask what would have happened if Adolf Hitler had repented?
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John Loftus: My Own Ranking of the Top 35 Most Influential Living Atheists | Debunking Christianity

John Loftus: My Own Ranking of the Top 35 Most Influential Living Atheists | Debunking Christianity | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

I’ve made my own list of the top living atheists. Rather than having just 25 (which seemed not enough) or 50 (which seemed too many) I’ve chosen the top 35. My rankings are based on three objective criteria.

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Bible rewritten to make it ‘easier to follow’ | NewsBiscuit

Bible rewritten to make it ‘easier to follow’ | NewsBiscuit | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Christianity has become the first major religion to update its literature to suit modern, busy lives.
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Air Force changes mind, atheist holiday display now welcome at Travis AFB

Air Force changes mind, atheist holiday display now welcome at Travis AFB | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Air Force changes mind, atheist holiday display now welcome at Travis AFB...
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Secular Santa Claus is Coming to Town: What's so Christian about Santa Claus?

Secular Santa Claus is Coming to Town: What's so Christian about Santa Claus? | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Christians treat Christmas as a Christian holiday, and it certainly started out that way, but we can tell a lot about the real nature of holidays by how they are represented in popular culture.
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Secularism gains interest as field of study

Secularism gains interest as field of study | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
At Georgetown University, a “secular studies” class is one among several across the country that
don’t fit cleanly into any one discipline.
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Tens of thousands of children abused in Dutch Catholic institutions, report says

Tens of thousands of children abused in Dutch Catholic institutions, report says | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Eight hundred Catholic clergy and church employees were guilty of abusing children over 40 years, a commission reports...
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According to Focus on the Family, it's not 'Pro-Life' to Protect Newborns from Mercury Poisoning | Right Wing Watch

Like David Barton, who has no academic training as a historian but is the Religious Right’s point person on American history, Calvin Beinser of the Cornwall Alliance has no scientific credentials but has become the go-to person for right-wing activists on questions of science, particularly climate change. While he lacks any credentials what Beisner does have is close ties to organizations financed by the energy industry and a history of attacking scientists, spreading misinformation, and fueling fears that the environmental movement is a pagan plot to destroy Christianity and kill “about 95% of the human race.”

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When faith no longer moves mountains - - - Freethought Today - RichardDawkins.net

When faith no longer moves mountains - - - Freethought Today - RichardDawkins.net | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
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Thousands of children abused in Dutch churches over 65 years, inquiry says - CNN.com

Thousands of children abused in Dutch churches over 65 years, inquiry says - CNN.com | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
"Several tens of thousands of children" suffered from sexual abuse in the Dutch Roman Catholic Church, an inquiry said.
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"Why I am an atheist." – Kausik Datta | Pharyngula

"Why I am an atheist." – Kausik Datta | Pharyngula | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
I am an academic researcher in Immunology and Infectious Disease; I have a general passion for science and scientific thought, and value science education...
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