Category Archives: Atheosphere

Possible Sexual Misconduct is a Subject of Interest for the Superstitious

With recent allegations, accusations, rumors, etc. about rape, elevatorgate, and the misogynist, hate filled rhetoric being flung like feces in a primate exhibit within the atheist community, public personalities within the superstitious community are clearly amused. At Wm. Dembski’s “Uncommon … Continue reading

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Atheists are Cowards?

The author(s) of Blazing Cat Fur seems to have his or her panties in a wad over atheists. I realize it’s not hard to imagine that right-wing, conservative, religionist blogger might find himself in that predicament, but in this case … Continue reading

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Christopher Hitchens is Dead

1949-2011 Referred to as one of the Four Horsemen of New Atheism, Christopher Hitchens died yesterday¬†at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston of pneumonia, a complication of his esophageal cancer. He was a political pundit, an author, an essayist, and … Continue reading

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The Atheist Reader’s Choice Awards

If you don’t know, About.com’s reader’s choice awards are being compiled. Now’s the time to nominate your favorite atheist sites, podcast, books, etc. for 2010. My nominations are: Best Agnostic or Atheist Book of 2010: The New Atheism: Taking a … Continue reading

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Son of Michael Behe discusses his atheism

There’s a fascinating discussion going on at Reddit started by the son of creationist-biochemist Michael Behe who is revealing his recent “deconversion” from Catholicism in particular, theism in general. I’ve included a few snippets here, but follow the link above … Continue reading

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Meet the Guy Living in His Mom’s Basement: Dennis Markuze

I received another one of his B**b Quake emails yesterday, apparently I’m on the list with a bunch of Harvard atheists that seems to include Steven Pinker. In it, Markuze brags that he met (sort of) PZ Myers in a … Continue reading

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Lars Vilks Attacked by Followers of Admiral Ackbar?

The chick in this video wasn’t really yelling “Admiral Ackbar!” Nor was she the Star Wars fan I initially thought. But she was definitely a nut as were the rest of those attacking Lars Vilks over a cartoon. In case … Continue reading

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Dennis Markuze -a.k.a. Dave Mabus: Internet Troll and Nutcase

If you’ve ever spent any appreciable time on science blogs and forums, you may have had the occasion to read one of these really strangely worded and formated posts by a character who calls himself Dave Mabus. So what’s he … Continue reading

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Atheist Culture on Twitter

Image by topicagnostic via Flickr If you’re an atheist and not on Twitter, where have you been!? The atheosphere is alive and well there, thriving in a see of @Tweets, RTs, and #tags (like #atheist, #atheism) which are handy ways … Continue reading

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Does Reddit Suppress Atheist Bloggers and News?

You might have noticed that I don’t have a Reddit link on my blog. I used to. But the plugin I was using didn’t get upgraded or properly installed in the current version of WordPress and I never really figured … Continue reading

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