Poll: Would an Atheist candidate be elected today?

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A recurring polling question is to ask people about the type of candidate that they would vote for. For example, a 2016 Gallup poll discovered that the following types of candidates would be fine with the vast majority… Catholic Candidate? – 93% would vote yes A women Candidate? – 92% would vote yes Black Candidate? … Read more Poll: Would an Atheist candidate be elected today?

How can a doctor be an atheist?

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A chap called Bill Dunn has written an essay that has attracted a bit of attention. It has been published within the Catholic Transcript, a magazine of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut. When I say “attention”, what I actually mean is that it popped up in my Google news feed so it perhaps implies a sufficient … Read more How can a doctor be an atheist?

Belief, disbelief, and human rights – Walking the tightrope

There is a really good article within The Atlantic that focuses on Ali Rizvi, a chap that I have been friends with on facebook for quite some time, enough to know that he is a good author, a passionate medical doctor, a great blogger and an inspirational individual. What is of specific interest within the article is … Read more Belief, disbelief, and human rights – Walking the tightrope

Rejecting “Atheist” money … again! …WWJD?

A few days ago I was writing about the Murrow Indian Children’s Home that rejected a donation because it was being offered by a non-religious person. I truly thought I was done, and that was the end of the story, but no, the saga continues to roll, and so here are a few more updates. Matt, who … Read more Rejecting “Atheist” money … again! …WWJD?

Darwin’s letter of disbelief

On 23rd November 1880, Charles Darwin received a letter from a barrister named FA McDermott. Within it he was asked to bluntly state if he did or did not believe… Sir, The reason of my intrusion—which I trust you will pardon—is this. I have a great desire to read your books—the more so after finding (in his Life … Read more Darwin’s letter of disbelief

Stephen Hawking Says ‘There Is No God,’ Confirms He’s An Atheist

In some earth shattering breaking news various media outlets have been reporting that Stephen Hawking Says  that there Is No God and has confirmed that he is an atheist. It has been reported by outlets such as … The Huffington Post here The Christian Post here CNET etc.. So what is going on here, did … Read more Stephen Hawking Says ‘There Is No God,’ Confirms He’s An Atheist