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Lost Christianities: Christian Scriptures and the Battles

Lost Christianities: Christian Scriptures and the Battles over Authentication<p>Discover myriad works of early Christianity that failed to make the …

Christianity

How Jesus Became God

Uncover the extraordinary story behind an idea that has shaped our civilization: the Christian belief that Jesus of Nazareth was none other than God …

Jesus

Occam's Hammer: Creationist Rhetoric and the Myth of Philosophical Naturalism

By Connor J. O’Brien<p>As we are all aware, the recent publicity surrounding the Kansas Kangaroo Kourt and the Dover, PA case has led many academics …

Fun-Da-Mental

We're kind of a big deal...

Talk Heathen is a weekly call-in television show in Austin, Texas geared toward long-form and on-going dialogue with theists & atheists about …

Ask Mommy: What Would You Do If Your Kids Turned Out Religious?

April 11, 2018 by Courtney Heard<p>What would I do if my kids turned out religious? I get asked this question often. The other day, one of the people …

Parenting

What are the psychological effects of losing your religion?

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettFor many, their religion is a core part of their identity, the meaning they find in life, and their social world. It seems likely …

Psychology

Confessions of a black atheist

<b>(CNN) —</b> I am atheist -- and I am black.<p>Yes, we exist -- even if many in the media sometimes don't notice us. In a CNN special that aired on Tuesday, for example, people of color were not as well-represented as American atheism's more familiar face: You know, white males.<p>In fact, African-American …

Religion

The Best Videos on Evolution

Explaining how each of the Kalam cosmological argument's claims are founded on fallacies or errors of fact:<br>"Deconstructing the Kalam Cosmological …

Click here to support AXP Live at American Atheist Con organized by Mark Vandebrake

Recent advances in understanding Type 1 Diabetes

1. Harjutsalo V, Sjöberg L, Tuomilehto J: Time trends in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in Finnish children: a cohort study. <i>Lancet.</i> …

5 Tips for How to Get Over Long-Term Shame and Anxiety Fast

It seems unbelievable that people might be able to work through longstanding emotional baggage quickly and easily. However, in some circumstances …

Type 1 diabetes: Does the gut hold the key to prevention?

Targeting specific microbiota in the gut could be one way to protect against type 1 diabetes, a new study concludes.<p>Researchers from the University …

Everything You Need To Know About Diabetes Clinical Trials

<b>Clinical Trial</b> is a study or research into the effectiveness and safety profile of a new drug or natural treatment involving both healthy and patient …

The 'Underground Railroad' To Save Atheists

A vision to protect those persecuted for non-religion<p>Lubna Yaseen was a student in Baghdad when death threats forced her into exile. Her crime was to think the unthinkable and question the unquestionable—to state, openly, that she was an atheist.<p>Growing up in Hillah, a city in central Iraq, she …

Religion

Pray or Perish: Egypt Moves Toward Criminalizing The Disbelief In God

Our close ally Egypt has long been a symbol of religious intolerance and anti-free speech values — a government partially subsidized by billions in …

Religion

Spider web inspired implantable "string" could control diabetes

A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new method for treating type 1 diabetes. Inspired by a spider's web, the team created an easily …

It’s about time we listened to those speaking honestly about Islam

FreeThoughtHuman Rights<p>It’s about time we listened to those speaking honestly about Islam<p>— May 25, 2017<p>6,290 8<p>Obaid is a free speech advocate and …

Religion

Home

Hundreds of thousands of American Muslims might recognise something like their own experience in Mr Olad’s tale. As the number of American Muslims …

National Prayer Breakfast

How Can We Know What is True? And What Is BS? Tips from Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman & Michael Shermer

Science denialism may be a deeply entrenched and enormously damaging political phenomenon. But it is not a wholly practical one, or we would see many …

The Inescapability of Experience

Sugar and mental health: A toxic combination?

When sugar cravings set in, the last thing we might think of is our long-term mental health. However, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that we …

Need Asylum? Keep Calm and Read on

Is your life in danger? Are you facing persecution?<p>This is an important question that everyone seeking asylum will be asked. We see requests often …

Immigration

The Nonbelievers & Godless Heathens of the Atheist Republic

I (personally) do not have anything against the person who chooses to believe in a deity, I only have a problem when the person wants to impose their …

Religion

Atheist Upset With Local Invocation Policy “Donates” Speaking Slot to Satanist

July 27, 2017 by Hemant Mehta<p>The Grand Junction City Council in Colorado has an invocation policy that’s basically designed to give an edge to …

What Women Need to Hear About Desire

Sexuality expert and therapist Esther Perel has a way of re-conceptualizing ideas that feels like a massive paradigm shift, every single time. We got …

Relationships

Just to Be Safe, Should You Believe in God?

One of the most common arguments I hear against the nonreligious, humanistic lifestance is the claim that belief in God is the "safe" approach. The …

The Science of How Poverty Harms the Brain

The stress of poverty can change the brain in ways that further disadvantage the poor.<p>We already know the poor are getting poorer. The proportion of American adults living in low income families increased from 25 percent in 1971 to 29 percent in 2011. And growing up poor ups the chances that you'll …