Tag New Atheism

March 23, Atheist Day

Atheist Day goes to show our fellow heathens that they are not alone — if this initiative or this post helps even just one atheist anywhere in the world to feel more at ease or that not all is lost, that makes it worthwhile enough for me

It’s OK to refuse family functions in religious settings

If a family don’t respect their atheist members enough to have gatherings in places and settings where everyone feels welcome, what all the kids will pick up on, then, is that’t is OK to treat atheist relatives (and atheists in general) with less amount of respect and love than that afforded to everyone else

Elevatorgate — The Epic

Before commenting about the atheist rift, or claiming there is sexism/racism within the atheist community, educate yourself about Elevatorgate by reading this factually-accurate satirical epic

The actual hard target for Skepticism

This a real, major threat to the skeptic movement. This is our actual hard target because if we don’t stand our grounds and our principles, there will be no skeptic movement left to fight pseudoscience, god-thumpers, the multiverse, the Singularity, or overmedication.

Is Weinberg’s remark false?

Maybe Weinberg wasn’t as accurate as he could have been, but his statement remains true to a certain degree. Some times evil is done without invoking a god; but it is always done with the psychological set of tools that characterizes religion.