Beliefs

ozatheist on December 4th, 2008

Austin Cline at atheism.about.com wrote two articles titled: You Might Be an Uncle Tom Atheist If… and Avoiding Uncle Tom Atheism. I was going to provide my take on these articles but others have already beaten me to it. VJack at Atheist Revolution asks Who’s a Real Atheist? and is already creating some interesting debate. [...]

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ozatheist on November 13th, 2008

Ads proclaiming, “Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness’ sake,” will appear on Washington buses starting next week and running through December. Nice slogan. Lifting lyrics from “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” the American Humanist Association are running the atheist bus campaign in Washington DC during December. full story here Of [...]

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ozatheist on November 9th, 2008

It finally happened, one of my posts has had 1,000 views. Can anyone guess which one it is? For the last several days it has been sitting at 998 views and the runner up,  my Carnival of the Godless # 99 post, was slowly catching up. The winner, the first to hit 1,000 views, have [...]

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ozatheist on March 26th, 2008

Austin Cline from atheism.about.com has created some Christian Propaganda Pictures in the style of those old WWI/WWII posters. As Austin says: As outrageous as the Christian Right’s overall agenda is, their specific arguments and beliefs can be worse. The idea behind developing these posters was to satirise the beliefs of the Christian Right. These might [...]

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ozatheist on January 29th, 2008

Well it seems that nothing would convince some people that God exists/doesn’t exist, but at least you provided reasons why. The aim of the original discussion was to make you think what might convince you. So I have created ‘The Thinker Award’, to be given to the person who, IMHO, thought about it the most. You [...]

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ozatheist on January 22nd, 2008

Roger, on the AFA forum, posted a link to The Bulletin’s article “Religion: Is God Real?”. A well written piece which covers both sides of the argument. Many religious people ask why atheists are sometimes so vocal and anti-god, and why, if we don’t believe in god, do we talk so much about religion. I think [...]

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ozatheist on December 24th, 2007

Because something is unbelievable, you should believe in it. From The Australian an article on the end for God, which I thought was a good atheist piece until I got toward the end: You’d have thought … that the Son of God … would enter the world in a way that would leave no doubt [...]

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ozatheist on December 10th, 2007

Is America sliding further towards the Dark Ages? From the latest Harris Poll on ‘The Religious and Other Beliefs of Americans’, comes this conclusion: the overall trend is upwards with slightly more people believing in miracles, angels and witches than did so two years ago. and they’re smart too, even though 53% believe that the [...]

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ozatheist on October 9th, 2007

(with apologies to Supernaut) I’m currently trying to put a blog together on the way that christians often seem to want to have it both ways. What started me thinking about this was reading several comments on the net from christians, stating something like: A ‘true’ christian wouldn’t do that…. Often in response to someone [...]

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