Category Archives: Myths of Atheism

The psychology of atheism?

Image by BinJabreel (Is on Hiatus) via Flickr So I’m playing around with DirecTV’s search for a program feature and wonder what might come up if I typed in “atheist.” Sure enough, a single program populated in the list: “The … Continue reading

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Cat wrangling and Atheist bus ads in Iowa

Its often said that organizing atheists is like herding cats. And, while cliche, it’s probably closer to truth than not. Recent polls and surveys in the United States reveal a large and growing segment of the population who consider “none” … Continue reading

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The “Street Cred” of Supposed “Former Atheists”

Image via Wikipedia There are several who consider themselves (or, in the case of Antony Flew, are considered by others) to be in a category of “former atheists.” This, it would seem, gives a bit of “street cred” to their … Continue reading

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Militant Atheism

Vjack has a post on the label of militant atheism over at Atheist Revolution that is definitely worth reading. Be sure to click on the comments link and see what his readers are saying.

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Creation on the Web and Morality

Codswallop on the Web has an article titled, “Can we be good without god?” To the atheist, this question need not even be answered since we have no gods yet we’re “good.” Sure, there are “bad” atheists. Arguably fewer than … Continue reading

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James Ross: My Stalker, My Friend

Okay, perhaps “stalker” is a little harsh, since it isn’t as though he’s followed me around from site to site on the internet. He’s stayed in the Employee of 1800Flowers.com thread, getting his attention fix there. His last comment was … Continue reading

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Morality: Big “M” and little “m”

I had the pleasure of discussing morality and atheism with a commenter who I would assume is a Christian although his/her actual beliefs haven’t been specifically discussed. In responding to the second of two posts the commenter left, I realized … Continue reading

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Myths of Atheism: Hitler/Stalin/Pot Were Evil Because of Atheism

In his encyclical released on Friday, Pope Benedict states atheism is responsible for some of the “greatest forms of cruelty and violations of justice” in history [1]. Did Pope Ratzinger skip the new-pope class that explains the Spanish Inquisition and … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly Interviews Atheist Lori Lipman Brown

On December 6, O’Reilly interviewed Lori Lipman Brown, the former Nevada state senator and currently the director and lobbyist for the Secular Coalition for America. This was in the wake of the Mitt Romney’s speech on “why my Mormon faith … Continue reading

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The So-Called War on Xmas. Uh… I Mean Christmas.

I get irked by the idiots on the airwaves and in print that go on and on about how there’s a “war on Christmas” as if there exists some secret Cabal of atheists seeking to destroy Christianity. That’s just stupid. … Continue reading

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