The UK’s Independent, and others, have latched on to the publication of a new study that claims it has evidence that Atheism is doomed. Basically the claim is that the religious will be able to out breed the non-religious. OK, I’ll bite, let’s take a peek. Atheists at risk of dying out due to belief in contraception, study … Read more Claim: “Atheists at risk of dying out” – is this true?
Over on the National Catholic Register Angelo Stagnaro rants for a bit on the claim that Atheist’s are vile evil people who did truly vile things. It is worth mulling over for a bit because it reveals how our use of language can and does enable some to fall into a bit of rather flawed thinking. His article is entitled …”Atheist … Read more Daft Claim: “Atheists slaughtered millions”
Now here is a good news story doing the rounds in the media at the moment, for example The New York Times reports .. University of Miami Establishes Chair for Study of Atheism … and so you might feel this is strange and that it makes no sense at all. If you made the observations that Atheism is … Read more Can you really Study Atheism?
What happens when belief dominates a society? This does, it is just happened in Kenya … Attorney General Githu Muigai suspends registration of atheists’ society Attorney General Githu Muigai has suspended the registration of the Atheists’ Society in Kenya following complaints from the clergy. … “Following receipt of representations made to the State Law Office by … Read more Kenyan Attorney General suspends registration of atheists’ society
Let’s look at this from both sides. First we will consider the potential for religious people to be discriminated against, and will then move to to consider religious employers discriminating against non-religious employees. If an employer discriminates against a religious person on the sole basis of their specific beliefs, there there are consequences because there … Read more How should you cope with religious discrimination at work?
The BBC reports that Kenya has persistently refused to permit an atheist group to register for what is quite frankly an absurd reason. They report … A group of Kenyan atheists say they have suffered “blatant discrimination” after the authorities refused to register their society. They were told the application was turned down because of concerns that … Read more Kenya Refuses to recognise a Kenyan Atheist group