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Speak Your Mind: Atheist Church

It seems that “atheist mega churches” are becoming a thing. In fact, Skepchick Heina was the main speaker at the Los Angeles Sunday Assembly just last weekend. The whole concept of atheist church leaves me cold. Not because I fear that it just lends credence to the argument that atheism …

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How We Use Anger In Activism

I’m going to begin by saying that I’m coming from a point of being JT’s acquaintance—I’m likely to give him the benefit of the doubt. I don’t agree with how others in the movement have chosen to write him off or dismiss his comments because of his stances. So, I’m …

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Creation: Religion vs. Science

One of the final entries in my ongoing series about atheism- this time addressing some of the differences between the Christian religious view of creation compared to the atheist view. It is by no means a comprehensive post- more of a handy overview of some of the key points of …

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The ‘Schism’ in Skepticism

Over the last few years, and especially since the event known as “Elevatorgate,” we’ve seen a drastic increase in the visibility of sexism within the skeptic/atheist movements. It has been the focus of many conversations, and many eyes have been following the developments of people coming out against sexist behaviour …

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Contradictions Within Religion

This new addition to my ongoing series on atheism addresses some of the contradictions that one sees within religion- with particular focus on Christianity and the Bible- as well as touching upon reasons why atheism is the logical presumptive position. It also addresses why many non-theists hold a position of …

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Arguments vs Debates

There is a lot of argument in our community right now. To be perfectly honest, I feel a little bit like I’m back in junior high, listening to a “he said, she said” except this time there’s pictures and links and rape threats and death threats and the pettiness is …

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Speak Your Mind: What You Like the Most

I’m relatively new to the skeptic movement. I’ve been a skeptic for some time. I’ve always tried to support my positions with evidence, even if I sometimes failed. There are definitely issues that resonate more with me than others. Those interests have also changed over time. For example, I came …

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Cultural Attitudes Towards Atheism

Continuing from my last post A Short History of Atheism, I’m now adding to the blog another section of my Religious Studies dissertation which addresses different cultural attitudes towards atheism (and religious tolerance) and the effects they have on non-believers and minority groups. Due to the nature of the assignment …

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