great insights into the matter
In the process of preparing for my talk about the historical Jesus and the Jesus myth hypothesis, I considered bringing up the difficulty in talking about the subject in an academic setting. Since there is a preponderance of Christians in this area, and they believe in a historical Jesus, which also is at the base of their religious convictions, then that can produce a bias. But that seemed a bit of an ad hominem and a genetic fallacy. But perhaps I should reconsider.
As I have been alerted by Neil Godfrey, who links to an article in the Irish Sun, there has been a significant event in the life of Thomas Brodie. As I had mentioned in my book review of his autobiography, he came out in public for the first time on the side of Jesus being a myth and the Gospels all being fictions. He also…
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Great article on Camp Quest
Great article on Jerry DeWitt, recent pastor turned atheist.
Great article, I couldn’t agree more.
“It’s perfect. It illustrates that we’re more than just “dictionary” atheists who happen to not believe in gods and that we want to be a positive force in the world. Commenter dcortesi suggested how this gets atheists out of the “negativity trap” that we so often find ourselves in, when people ask stuff like “What do you atheists do, besides sitting around not-praying, eh?”
Atheists plus we care about social justice,
Atheists plus we support women’s rights,
Atheists plus we protest racism,
Atheists plus we fight homophobia and transphobia,
Atheists plus we use critical thinking and skepticism.”
-Jen McCreight on “A+”
Please move your palm to your face while reading this. These parents are so disturbingly idiotic that its unbelievable.
Anger as Iran bans women from universities – Telegraph.
Why should women be educated? They should be at home having babies right? Islam is all about equal rights as we all know.
“Current data shows that the number of people worldwide who call themselves religious is now 59 percent, while 13 percent self-identify as atheist.”
This leaves the Catholic Church in Ireland to play word games with the meaning of “religion” versus “faith”
Penn Jillete gets a bad rap sometimes in atheist circles; though I feel like he makes good points at times. Especially since I agree with him on some political/economic issues
makes sense, right?