Disbelieving Myths to be made illegal in Egypt

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Atheism in Egypt is back in the news. The correct term to describe a person who does not believe that a god or gods exist is the word “Atheist”. If you are not sure about that, and many of those that do believe do actually reject it as the correct word, then simply google the … Read moreDisbelieving Myths to be made illegal in Egypt

Billboard: “Just skip church, its all fake news”

American Atheists have their traditional seasonal billboard campaign in full swing, and as you can perhaps anticipate, the perpetually ready to be offended are (insert drum roll here) … offended at the very idea that the traditional Christmas story is fake news and did not actually happen. As pointed out by Newsweek, some being offended … Read moreBillboard: “Just skip church, its all fake news”

How far will the religious decline in the US go?

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If the current trend of US religious decline continues, and that is a very distinct probability, then you can project ahead and work out how things will potentially change in the next decade or two. This has been done by a Computer Scientist and it has yielded the following insights … By 2020, in just … Read moreHow far will the religious decline in the US go?

Science vs Belief: Is this conflict a myth?

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There is an article in the UK’s Guardian all about a myth. It is entitled … Would you Adam and Eve it? Why creation story is at heart of a new spiritual divide OK, let’s give you a quick summary of it. We live in a world where there are people who reject science based … Read moreScience vs Belief: Is this conflict a myth?

Apparently only 92% of Atheists are Atheists

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Back in 2007 PewResearch did a comprehensive Religious landscape survey. That was then updated with a repeat poll in 2014. You can find all the online results here. There you can drill down into the specific details for any demographic. As a quick summary, here are the overall results … Life has of course moved … Read moreApparently only 92% of Atheists are Atheists

Study Claims Atheists are more close-minded than religious people

There is a recent study that claims that their results reveal that the non-religious are more close-minded than the religious. This perhaps merits a quick peek to see what is going on here. Having been a religious person who grew into a non-religious person I have the distinct benefit of seeing the view from both sides … Read moreStudy Claims Atheists are more close-minded than religious people