10 Scariest States to Be An Atheist - Network for Church Monitoring. The Holy Bible: King James Version (9780529064639): Thomas Nelson. What atheists are really concerned about. Most teachers lukewarm at best on evolution. Two political science professors claim a strong majority of US biology teachers either don’t advocate the theory of evolution, or flat out promote either creationism or intelligent design.
The research came from Michael Berkman and Eric Plutzer of Penn State. They looked through the results of a wider survey of 926 biology teachers in public schools who’d been picked as a representative sample. The survey included statistical questions about the time spent on particular subjects, and open-ended questions about the teachers’ views on evolution. The pair then divided the respondents into three groups: 28% structure their classes to include evidence that evolution occurred, and use it as a unifying theme (the approach recommended by the National Research Council and National Academy of Sciences) 60% do not strongly endorse either evolution or alternative explanations. 10 Things Christians and Atheists Can (And Must) Agree On. Research Finds that Atheists are Most Hated and Distrusted Minority. Intolerance is a bitter beast.
There are many groups in America that are subject to discrimination and prejudice, but none are more hated than atheists. Research conducted a couple years ago at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis found that atheists are more distrusted than muslims or homosexuals in the US. Austin Cline from about.com writes, “Every single study that has ever looked at the issue has revealed massive amounts of bigotry and prejudice against atheists in America. The most recent data shows that atheists are more distrusted and despised than any other minority and that an atheist is the least likely person that Americans would vote for in a presidential election.
It’s not just that atheists are hated, though, but also that atheists seem to represent everything about modernity which Americans dislike or fear. This group does not at all agree with my vision of American society… ChristWire. Dear friends, we are living in cruel days.
Evil hours. Yes, these are certainly dark times and it’s time for the moral majority to once again step forward to bring freedom and liberty to the world. eSkeptic » Wednesday, September 1st, 2010. Top Ten Mythsof Popular Psychology Virtually every day, the news media, television shows, films, and Internet bombard us with claims regarding a host of psychological topics: psychics, out of body experiences, recovered memories, and lie detection, to name a few.
Even a casual stroll through our neighborhood bookstore reveals dozens of self-help, relationship, recovery, and addiction books that serve up generous portions of advice for steering our paths along life’s rocky road. Yet many popular psychology sources are rife with misconceptions. Indeed, in today’s fast-paced world of information overload, misinformation about psychology is at least as widespread as accurate information. Self-help gurus, television talk show hosts, and self-proclaimed mental health experts routinely dispense psychological advice that is a bewildering mix of truths, half-truths, and outright falsehoods. Ebon Musings: The Theist's Guide to Converting Atheists. Do Christians REALLY Believe? Americans' views of God shape attitudes on key issues. By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY If you pray to God, to whom — or what — are you praying?
When you sing God Bless America, whose blessing are you seeking? In the USA, God — or the idea of a God — permeates daily life. 20 More Quotes By Atheists. Religion It’s been a long time since we last published a list of quotes.
Many atheists are people of fairly high intellect and their quotes are often witty and thought provoking. Here I have chosen the best 20 (after the first list) and, of course, you can add any that you want to the comments. Here is the first part. 20. 19. 18. 17. 16. 15. 14. 13. 12. 11. Atheist Propaganda: Questions biblical creationists can't answer without making me laugh.
Basic questions (no education required): 1.
What makes your story of creationism fundamentally different from all the others that exist now, have existed before, and will exist in the future? Holy Taco’s Flowchart to Help You Determine What Religion You Should Follow. Atheist Nexus. Gay Marriage: The Arguments and the Motives. Ask just about anyone.
They'll all tell you they're in favor of equal rights for homosexuals. Just name the situation, and ask. They'll all say, yes, gays should have the same rights in housing, jobs, public accomodations, and should have equal access to government benefits, equal protection of the law, etcetera, etcetera. Then you get to gay marriage. Nonsense. Teenage Atheist: Unintelligent Design: Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve. Artificial Intelligence Chat with God. Exposing the Dirty Truth That Bush's New Memoir Tries to Cover Up. November 9, 2010 | Like this article?
Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. In George W. Bush’s book Decision Points, the former president tells a story of his presidency based on his own say-so. BAKER: Bush was already looking forward to invading Iraq years earlier. - RichardDawkins.net. American Atheists. Welcome to the United Atheist Front. Patriotic billboard campaign: One nation, indivisible. State of the Nation. If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking. -- Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973) (I have seen this attributed to Truman, as well) It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.
It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. Atheist Statistics. Source: Zuckerman, Phil.
"Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005). ID Creationist Bingo - Skeptico. Textbook disclaimer stickers.