FreethoughtPedia.com From FreeThoughtPedia When theists find out you don't believe in their particular flavor of the supernatural, they often respond with criticism and cynicism of your non-beliefs. Here are some witty responses to many common theist claims against freethinkers: The Bible says that atheism is wrong. "The Bible also says some guy's donkey talked."
Why Militant Atheism is Necessary - Immortal Why Militant Atheism is Necessary Apr 4, 2011 Militant Atheism is necessary as a force to counteract the unbalanced political and social power that popular religious belief systems have wielded for too long through their powerful standardising of beliefs. It is impossible to persuade people to change their point of view when their point of view is not actually their own and they don’t care about the subject matter.
Food for The Eagle - Adam Savage's speech to Harvard Humanism Society Good evening. I hope you don't mind, but I'm going to read my speech from my new iPad. Yep. Atheism News Thursday | Daily Pennsylvanian Collin Boots | Are atheists persecuted in America? Recently, Saudi Arabia officially declared that all atheist organizations are terrorist groups. Trending on the Topix Network 50 Reasons I reject Evolution 1.) Because I don’t like the idea that we came from apes… despite that humans are categorically defined and classified as apes. 2.) Because I’m too stupid and/or lazy to open a fucking book or turn on the Discovery Science Channel. How Important is "Objective Truth" to You? - Not The Religious Type A comment from Mike in the "Do Evangelicals 'Hate Jesus?'" post got me thinking. He winningly bemoans his use of doomsday statistics to build his case in sermons or lectures. His comment makes me wonder about the value of spending too much time thinking about allegedly "objective truth" at all. There's a certain treasonous quality to a pastor saying this. And, absolutely, I'm sold on God and the Bible, etc.
Enda Kenny Speaks Out This man is the Prime Minister of Ireland, a politician who has the courage to make a forthright statement - to a sparsley-attended session of the Parliament - a speech that has now been published and distributed world-wide, one that I hope you will all choose to view, as well. Members of the Irish Parliament knew in advance that this speech was to be made; look at the empty seats they provided so that they might profess ignorance of the importance of this address...! A cowardly refuge... Enda Kenny is the epitome of all things that are the best of the Irish. In this speech, he shows his intelligence, astounding courage, decency, fairness, and eloquence. Pharyngula Probably not. But the New York Times reports: A review of studies has found that the health benefits of infant male circumcision vastly outweigh the risks involved in the procedure. Actually, it doesn’t.
Kiss Hanks Ass By James Huber This morning there was a knock at my door. When I answered the door I found a well-groomed, nicely dressed couple. The man spoke first. John: "Hi! I'm John, and this is Mary." List of secularist organizations Secularist organizations promote the view that moral standards should be based solely on concern for the good of humanity in the present life, without reference to supernatural concepts, such as God or an afterlife. The term secularism, as coined and promulgated by George Jacob Holyoake, originally referred to such a view. Secularism may also refer to the belief that government should be neutral on matters of religion, and that church and state should be separate. The term is here used in the first sense, though most organizations listed here also support secularism in the second sense. Secularists, and their organizations, identify themselves by a variety of terms, including agnostic, atheist, bright, freethinker, humanist, nontheist, naturalist, rationalist, or skeptic. Despite the use of these various terms, the organizations listed here have secularist goals in common. List