articles tagged: religious beliefs
why atheism continues its steady rise
# politics

why atheism continues its steady rise

Religious fundamentalists are deeply offended that people no longer fear them and feel free to criticize their worst habits.

covering up for mediocrity and greed with piety
# politics

covering up for mediocrity and greed with piety

"Yeah, sure he's not that good. But he's a man of such deep faith!"

biologos draws a theological line in the sand
# science

biologos draws a theological line in the sand

Biologos openly declares that the only science they will accept is science tinged by a heavy religious bias.

why we shouldn’t mix kurzweil with atheism
# tech

why we shouldn’t mix kurzweil with atheism

When you start with a deeply flawed premise and advance a deeply flawed argument, you'll come to a deeply flawed conclusion.

a simple atheist wish list for the real world
# politics

a simple atheist wish list for the real world

What do most atheists actually want? Surprisingly for many theists, it's not the abolition of faith...

the misguided drama of the great qu’ran roast
# politics

the misguided drama of the great qu’ran roast

Blasphemy is an important tool in a secular society, but it's not a good way for angry religious zealots to engage in a low brow tit-for-tat.

so hawking is apparently the new mullah omar…
# science

so hawking is apparently the new mullah omar…

That's right Baroness Greenfield, not needing a miracle in the lab is the same thing as a holy war against the unbelievers.

preparing for hell the pseudo-scientific way
# oddities

preparing for hell the pseudo-scientific way

Just because you've been condemned to hell doesn't mean it has to be torture. All you need to do is know how to prepare for your particular damnation.

the problem with avoiding religion’s dark side
# politics

the problem with avoiding religion’s dark side

While faitheists and accommodationists urge atheists to be nice to religious zealots, the most fervent believers feel no need to treat atheists and other faithful as human, much less worthy of respect.

how priests handle customer complaints
# oddities

how priests handle customer complaints

A satirical customer complaint about prayer shines a light on the problem with telling people you can speak to a deity able to grant your desires in return for obedience and reverence.

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