Category Archives: Anti-atheism

Everyone Hates Atheists Except Jews And Atheists

Pew has polled Americans about how warmly they feel towards other religious groups. The graph to the left shows the results sorted by political party. It’s not surprising that Republicans really, really don’t like atheists. What’s more surprising is that … Continue reading

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Is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act Unconstitutional?

Sasha Volokh brings up the question with a quote from Justice Stevens’ concurrence in City of Boerne v. Flores.1 In my opinion, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) is a “law respecting an establishment of religion” that violates … Continue reading

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Atheists Aren’t Allowed To Buy Billboard Space In Mansfield, Ohio

Mid-Ohio Atheists has the full story.

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Vile Beyond Words

As you may have heard, CBS correspondent Lara Logan was brutally sexually assaulted while covering the revolution in Egypt: CBS chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan was covering the jubilation in Tahrir Square for a “60 Minutes” story when she and … Continue reading

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A Popular Christian Belief I Find Offensive

Not just a Christian belief — I’m sure some other religions share this belief, and it’s just as offensive to me if they do — but I live in a majority-Christian culture, so Christian beliefs are what I’m familiar with. … Continue reading

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xkcd: Athiests

From xkcd; via Blag Hag. Transcript: Man: “Personally, I find atheists just as annoying as fundamentalist Christians.” Woman: “Well, the important thing is that you’ve found a way to feel superior to both.”

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Speaking of House…

I’m really tired of media depicting atheists as joyless, grouchy people whose lives are characterized by a lack of human connection, and a disdain for other people’s happiness. Some of us laugh and are silly and enjoy being social.

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At The Debate Link, I found a reference to this quote from Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz.1 In the U.S., Christian, like white, is an unmarked category in need of marking. Christianness, a majority, dominant culture, is not only about religious practice and … Continue reading

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A Godless Society Is A Happy Society

“Alas” reader Joe pointed out this article to me: Proposition 8 passed because of religious folk. There is no question about it. Church-going Black Americans, tithe-paying Mormons, mass-attending Latinos, and Evangelical whites all joined forces in “protecting marriage.” The underlying … Continue reading

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This Is What's Going on In My Home Town–Nativity Scene Drama

Apparently they are fighting over a nativity scene. The problem erupted after a Columbus man apparently complained about equality of religions in displays at state parks. After a letter to the business manager of Ohio State parks regarding symbols of … Continue reading

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