Atheism

‘The Most Hated Woman in America’ Remembers a Culture War Without Heroes

There’s something exhilarating about “playing devil’s advocate”—you get to poke holes, and you don’t have to mend any. Perhaps that’s why most of the …

What Do Atheists Do All Day?

Many people who don't believe in God also don't give a whit about atheist figureheads. Atheism is not a church, with members and theology and an …

These numbers are so depressing...

<b>The good news</b>: Belief in Young Earth Creationism is at an all-time low!<p><b>The bad news</b>: Belief in Young Earth Creationism is still <i>twice as popular</i> as …

Amanda Knox: How Prisons Use Cult Tactics to Brainwash Inmates Into Religion | Broadly

Katie McKibben and the Orange County Superior Court both agree on one thing: In July 2013, 25-year-old McKibben failed to remain sober while on home arrest for her third DUI. She had been struggling with alcoholism throughout her early 20s, couldn't manage it on her own, and needed help. That's …

Prison

Are Buddhists Also Atheists?

If <i>atheism</i> is the absence of belief in a God or gods, then many Buddhists are, indeed, atheists.<p>Buddhism is not about either believing or not …

Buddhism

Americans See U.S. Moral Values at a Seven-Year Low - Bloomberg

Americans may be split between warring political and cultural camps, but there is something most of them can agree on: They share a dim view of their …

Morality

The most and least religious countries in the world

WE ALREADY know about the religious composition of the world, but how religious exactly are the inhabitants of each country in the world?<p>The …

Sri Lanka

Put down the coffee before reading this or it'll get all over your screen.

It’s never good when a religious publication puts out an article about the problems with atheism. I’ve just come to expect I’ll read false …

Bill Nye Trolled Online By THOUSANDS Of Tweets From Scientists

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" just had the unasked for pleasure of meeting a whole lot of people who are actually in the field he has so long presented …

Bill Nye

Can Bill Nye – or Any Other Science Educator – Really Save the World?

Saving the World<p>Netflix’s new talk show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” debuted the night before people around the world joined together to demonstrate …

Bill Nye

In Saudi Arabia, he'd be considered the equivalent of a terrorist.

In 2013, <b>Yann LeCun</b> became Facebook’s first Director of Artificial Intelligence Research, which wasn’t a surprise given his stellar credentials.<p>He …

Middle East

Here’s What Is Preventing This Gujarati Autorickshaw Driver To Become An Atheist

How easy is it to shun religion and become an atheist? Why can't one change his name to ABC128738838? Is Indian law capable to allow such a …

Auto Rickshaws

Isn’t Malaysia a secular state?

FREEDOM of religion is a right of every Malaysian, as enshrined in Article 11 of the Federal Constitution.<p>With that in mind, you’d expect those …

Religion

Bill Maher Stupidly Blames Superheroes for Trump

Bill Maher, a.k.a that guy I keep begging my parents not to watch anymore, is back with another edition of smarmy elitist drivel. This time, he’s …

Bill Maher

Bill Nye the Science Hack Gets DESTROYED

Bill Nye the Science Hack Gets DESTROYED It’s nice to see that many people can see through the farce of Bill Nye. We’ve written before, Bill Nye is …

Bill Nye

Why People Believe In God And How Atheists Lost Their Religion

This article originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Anders Andersen.<p>In my case: <b>research into my beliefs</b>.<p>Being raised as a Christian, I personally …

Religion

Bill Maher to Former Trump Adviser Boris Epshteyn: 'Whose Side Are You On?'

<i>This article and video contain coarse language that may offend some readers.</i><p>To cap off an incredibly packed day (and week) of news in the Donald …

Donald Trump

What is the strongest argument for the existence of God?

To be clear, I am a non-believer, but it is often worth trying to figure out versions of alternative views.<p>I am struck by those believers who find …

Economics

The Battle to Teach Evolution in Public Schools Is Far From Over

The Monkey Law<p>In 1925, a high school science teacher named John Scopes was arrested, tried, and convicted of the crime of teaching evolution to his …

Education

Aziz Ansari Tackles Religion In A Way Only A Child Of Immigrants Could

[WARNING: Spoilers for the second season of “Master of None” ahead.]<p>Religion is more than just a path to salvation for Indian immigrants to America. …

Aziz Ansari

Sermon: The Ten Commandments and the Beast

COGwriter The Continuing Church of God is pleased to announce this sermon from its ContinuingCOG channel: 1:12:29 The Ten Commandments and the Beast …

Religion

Waking up in the Universe: VR

Ideally, you’ll strap on a VR headset for this, but if you don’t have one, you can still appreciate the ethereal fractal journey that Julius …

Richard Dawkins

The Guardian view on irreligion in the US: a rising tide

Growing numbers of Americans no longer say they belong to any church. This could profoundly change politics and culture<p>For the first time, the number of Americans saying that the Bible is composed of “fables” by human beings has overtaken the number who say it is the literal truth. The preponderant …

Stephen Colbert and Ricky Gervais Battle Over the Existence of God

Things got a bit big picture on <i>The Late Show</i> last night. Stephen Colbert invited comedian and former star of <i>The Office</i> Ricky Gervais onto his show …

Ricky Gervais

American Gods Wants You to Think Differently About Religion

On a show where the deities outnumber the normal human beings by a ratio of 10-1, it's no surprise that religion is at the top of many minds on</i> …

TV

'I Have My Own Beliefs About a Higher Power': 'The Leftovers' Scene Stealer Amy Brenneman Keeps the Faith

Amy Brenneman's storied career gets a re-look, leading her to the unexpected success of HBO's 'The Leftovers'.

TV

Way More Americans May Be Atheists Than We Thought

After signing an executive order earlier this month that seeks to relax restrictions on the political activities of tax-exempt churches, President …

United States

Why Do More Intelligent People Tend To Be Atheist?

Historical evidence collected over time and data gathered through recent surveys both point to a curious fact: intelligent people tend to be …

Psychology

Atheists More Intelligent Because They Can Override “Instinctive” Religious Beliefs—But It Will Be Their Downfall

Scientists argue that religious people are unable to rise above their instincts, explaining the negative association with intelligence.

Is One American in Four an Atheist?

How many atheists are there in America? Just over 3 percent of the population identifies as such, according to a Pew Research Center survey published …