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I don?t want my wife to indoctrinate our two-year-old into religion
19 Dec 2014 at 8:00am
It?s fine if my wife discusses religion when our daughter is old enough, but I?m against her smuggling it into the child?s life when she can have no understanding of its significance My wife and I have just had a row about introducing our two-year-old to religion. I am an atheist, while my wife is a Christian, tending towards the evangelical. Religion has not been a source of tension until now ...
Egypt- Takfiri terrorist groups among top causes of atheism: Dar Al-Ifta report
11 Dec 2014 at 2:00pm
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) A Dar Al-Ifta observatory has claimed that "extremists, terrorists and Takfiri" groups have committed "brutal" acts in the name of Islam, distorting its...
Is mocking religion enough? Harris, Dawkins and the future of atheist/secular...
6 Dec 2014 at 12:15pm
Some atheists want to celebrate difference, others want to join the political arena. Time for an Atheist Party?
Reza Aslan Claims Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris Are 'New Atheists,' Don't Repre...
24 Nov 2014 at 12:53pm
Reza Aslan, author of the controversial nonfiction work "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth," said in a recent column that atheist public figures like Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Bill Maher don't accurately represent atheism.
Terrorism Isn?t Madness
19 Dec 2014 at 11:24am
Conflating terrorism and madness is a very old mistake, with a special history in France
Reza Aslan: Sam Harris and ?New Atheists? aren?t new, aren?t even atheists
21 Nov 2014 at 5:15am
EXCLUSIVE: Renowned scholar calls Harris, Dawkins anti-theists, and as dogmatic, fundamentalist as true believers
The Christmas story is all about God divesting Himself of power
19 Dec 2014 at 7:36am
At the centre of the drama is a helpless baby. But how many people would be prepared to follow a powerless God? When the American theologian Thomas JJ Altizer first published his work on Christian atheism back in the 1960s, he received an avalanche of hostility, including death threats. But most people were just plain puzzled. Christians believe in some big God up in the sky. Atheists don?t ...
Mosque and state embrace in Egypt
18 Dec 2014 at 3:07pm
Despite cracking down on fundamentalists, the country's rulers base their support on Islam.
We?re putting an end to religion: Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher and the explodi...
20 Dec 2014 at 4:45pm
Religious right extremism, new atheists & late-night mockery have religion on the run. American secularism's rising
Exodus: Gods and Kings is one of the year?s worst movies
11 Dec 2014 at 11:40am
Imagine if the story of Moses was written by a committee consisting of an atheism subreddit, the congregation of a small evangelical Christian church, and a particularly excitable high school model UN team and you'll have a pretty good idea of what it's like to sit through Ridley Scott's truly terrible Exodus: Gods and Kings. The first is a "realistic" retelling of the story of Moses that ...

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