Guardian Writer Proposes Manifesto For Heathens
This evening I stumbled across a pretty interesting read from our pals across the pond at The Guardian, an article entitled “Atheists, Please Read My Heathen Manifesto” by Julian Baggini. While I appreciate his effort to give most sensible nonbelievers one common constitution to operate under, I don’t much agree with his arguments. For one, and it’s a trivial matter, he...
New Book Argues Atheism Needs to Remember...
A few days ago I stumbled across Alain de Botton’s new book Religion for Atheists at my local big box bookstore and picked it up for an admitedly brief moment. The title caught my eye because, as I’m sure most atheists would agree, religion and religious practice is a notably absent factor in atheism. The premise behind the title was so ill-informed and outdated to me I didn’t think it could...
The ethical behavior of man is better based on sympathy, education and social...– ~ Albert Einstein, Religion and Science, 1930 Happy Birthday, Albert. Born today, March 14th, 1879
"American Atheists ‘Celebrate’ Year of the Bible... →
American Atheists are quite possibly the most adept trolls out there in the debate. They know beforehand these billboards are going to get the kind of negative attention that they do. But they put them up anyway. It’s masterful, in its own way, the work they do… What would Don Draper say about their campaign, I wonder? ~ M.B.
Dear Coquette: On your doctorate in philosophy. →
dearcoquette: I have a doctorate in philosophy, and I still think theism is a logical stance. You’re a cunty little ignoramus who is so certain about something which I’m willing to bet you know very little about. I’d rather be a cunty little ignoramus than the kind of monumental douche-nugget who refers to their PhD as a “doctorate in philosophy.” We get it. You wrote a dissertation....
Welcome to Apostasy Now!
Welcome to Apostasy Now, a Tumblr dedicated to secular thought and practice in America. We’re not interested in catering to a specific audience of like-minded people who are going to clap their hands and nod approvingly at everything we say. We don’t want to be trolls. We don’t want to be dicks. We just want to talk. It’s our goal to create a forum that revolves around the broad...