And it isn't faith.
The latest cover story in The New Statesman, the British weekly that The New Republic shares content with, is a controversial article by Cristina Odone, a former editor at the magazine. Titled 'The New Intolerance,' Odone's piece argues that Western liberalism has become intolerant of other points of views, specifically religious points of view, on issues like homosexuality.
The most common critique leveled at New Atheists is that we attack only puerile, fundamentalist forms of religion, and never engage with the “best” arguments of the faithful: those adumbrated by Sophisticated Theologians™. Never mind that most believers accept a view of God far more anthropomorphic than a simple “ground of being” or a deistic entity that made the world and then refused to engage with it further. If you want data to support this, at least for U.S.
Tennesseeans may be protecting the religious rights handler venemous snakes—but what about the poor snakes? Or the people those snakes might poison?
More cluelessness attacks on atheism in the New York Times
The New York Times columnist's Christmas musings show he just doesn't understand atheists.
Your official Atheists' Guide to Christmas: How to discuss—and enjoy!—Santa, Carols, and even the birth of Jesus.
In Politico Magazine, Jennifer Michael Hecht has an intriguing and heartfelt piece about whether we will see an atheist president of the United States anytime soon. She seems generally pessimistic, but in fact that are some surprising reasons for optimism.
The scientist actually offers no solace to believers
Albert Einstein offers to solace to believers