Atheism

Bill Maher Asks Donald Trump's Supporters: 'You Know You’re Being Conned, Right?'

"The only prescription Trump has for unrigging the economy is tax cuts" that "almost exclusively benefit the people who are doing the rigging," said Maher.<p>Bill Maher has just one question for President Donald Trump’s supporters regarding his administration’s tax reform plans —“You know you’re being …

News (U.S.)

Commentary: Why Good People Reject Bad Religion

"I'm not religious," countless people have told me. But when I ask them what they mean by “religious,” they respond with the fundamentalist bastardization of what it means to align your life to the Divine. When we talk about religious belonging in America, we need to be careful about what …

'Religious education needs a rebrand – it should be fascinating, challenging and hard'

From divinity to scripture, to religious knowledge, to religious studies – the past century has seen many attempts to “rebrand” religious …

Education

5 Reasons Why Bill Maher Should Just Go Away Forever

<b>Bill Maher sucks.</b> He's aggressively ignorant, hypocritical, and (most offensively) incredibly unfunny - in short, he's one of the worst media pundits …

Bill Maher

Are atheists over-compensating for being thought immoral?

A new study finds that atheists behave more fairly toward Christians than Christians behave toward atheists. While this may be welcomed by atheists …

Liberal Women Are Lustier

So observes University of Texas sociologist Mark Regnerus in his great and deeply unsettling new book <i>Cheap Sex</i>, which is about changing practices of …

Conservative View

What Are the Differences Between Evolution and Creationism, Creation Science, and Intelligent Design?

What Are the Differences Between Evolution and Creationism, Creation Science, and Intelligent Design?<p>Creation Myths or Evolution<p>How is Science …

Evolution

If you’re an atheist, you’re still welcome in church

Atheism may be more popular than it’s ever been, but that doesn’t mean the churches are empty.<p>And believe it or not, the two may be connected. Andy …

In talk at Facebook, Bishop Barron tackles how to debate religion

Menlo Park, Calif., Sep 19, 2017 / 03:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- People need to learn how to argue better on the internet, especially about religion, …

Catholicism

Never Stop Making Moral and Religious Arguments

Late last week a wrote a piece making the case that one of the core reasons for sexual trauma on campus was a mistaken ideology that attempts to …

Conservative View

The Sex Lives Of Pre-Post-Christians

In his new book <i>Cheap Sex</i>, sociologist Mark Regnerus examines changing mores around mating and marriage, especially in the Internet age. He finds that …

Conservative View

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A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says His Holiness Pope Francis in this searing TED Talk delivered …

Religion

A Scary Number Of Americans Don't Think Muslims Or Atheists Have First Amendment Rights

Let's get the facts straight.<p>Nearly a quarter of Americans ― 22 percent ― either don’t know or don’t believe that U.S. Muslims are granted the same constitutional protections as other citizens. Roughly 20 percent don’t know or don’t think that atheists are protected under the First Amendment.<p>These …

News (U.S.)

Religious or not, debate about the public good should be opened up to all, especially not just the PAP

The insights offered by the former Head of the Civil Service, Lim Siong Guan, seem to have been lost amidst the kerfuffle over his comments about the …

Survey Says an Astonishing 72% of People in Scotland Are Not Religious

It was only a few months ago when a survey released by ScotCen Social Research in Scotland found that the “Nones” made up a whopping 58% of the …

Scotland

You Are Being Organized by Something: 10 Questions for Kathryn Lofton on Consuming Religion

<b>What inspired you to write Consuming Religion?</b><p>Restlessness. After I finished my first book, I realized quickly that I left several major questions …

Monday Meslier: 157 – Abuse of a State Religion

Every national religion has a tendency to make man vain, unsocial, and wicked; the first step toward humanity is to permit each one to follow …

Religion

Bill Maher Announces Two Colorado Shows

Bill Maher fans in Colorado have a reason to celebrate: Maher will bring his irreverent humor to Denver on Saturday, May 26, and do a second show on …

Bill Maher

A meditation on the rise of the religious “nones”

Imagine there’s no heaven<br>It’s easy if you try<br>No hell below us<br>Above us only sky<br>Imagine all the people living for today<p>Imagine there’s no countries<br>It …

John Lennon

Ask Richard: Atheist Faces Emotional Abuse from Hyper-Religious Mother

Dear Richard,<p>I have read many articles from the archives of your column and always enjoy reading your well-expressed advice. I have seen some …

Parenting

Would you Adam and Eve it? Why creation story is at heart of a new spiritual divide

Major survey reveals that it’s atheists who perpetuate the conflict between religious belief and science<p>The biblical account of creation and the fate of Adam and Eve, progenitors of the human race, continues to inspire artists and writers. But according to a groundbreaking new survey, it is also at …

Theology

‘It’s a Bogus Story Sold to Adults’: Watch Atheists Narrate Hilarious Tour of Kentucky’s Ark Encounter

Creationist Ken Ham’s $92 million Noah’s Ark theme park was mercilessly mocked in a video tour of the government-subsidized Kentucky …

Many Americans Say Atheists Don’t Have the Same Rights As Other Citizens

Do atheists have the same rights as other American citizens? A large number of Americans don't think so, according to a recent poll.

United States

Schools break law on religious education, research suggests

<b>More than a quarter of England's secondary schools do not offer religious education, despite the law saying they must, suggests research given to BBC local radio.</b><p>The National Association for RE teachers obtained unpublished official data under Freedom of Information law.<p>It says that missing the …

Education

Bill Nye Wants Fox News to Get Real About Climate Change

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 09.16.17.<p>Time of Publication: 9:00 am. 9:00 am<p>TV …

Bill Nye

Stephen Colbert Shaded Bill Maher for Thinking It Was Okay to Use the N-word

No award show would be complete without some glitzy back-patting. During Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue, the <i>Late Show</i> host took a moment to …

Bill Maher

Bill Maher champions for liberal states’ rights on Real Time

via HBO<p>For one of his New Rules on the new episode of Real Time, Bill Maher spoke about the power of states’ rights and how much the times have …

Entertainment

Two Atheists Visited Ark Encounter and This Is What They Saw Inside

Do yourself a favor and watch this.If nothing else, you'll save yourself a $40 entry fee + $2.40 in sales tax + $0.50 for the safety fee + $10 for …

Here we go again, trying to prove god’s existence

One of the paradoxical signs that god does not exist is how religious apologists keep trying to prove that s/he does exist. After all, no one tries …

British Philosophy

Dave Daubenmire: The Government Should Fund Research to Prove God Is Real

Christian activist <b>Dave Daubenmire</b> doesn’t understand science. That’s not a surprise. But what is strange is how he doesn’t understand religion, …

Research