If God wants us to know him, He wouldn’t require this three-step tomfoolery.
In a new survey of countries around the world and states of the U.S., religiosity correlates with social dysfunction. So if you're sick of public religiosity, fight poverty and oppression.
They just want it to be true! Which, if you ask a scientist, is not evidence that it is true.
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.