5 Philosophical Tips for Atheists

Richard Wade asked me about philosophical concepts atheists should know and about existentialism.

I replied by explaining theistic existentialism, atheistic existentialism, how atheists need to avoid reductionist traps, why atheists should not give up on philosophy out of frustration with sophistical theists, and how I would handle cosmological arguments for the existence of God much more swiftly and directly than usually is done.

You can read all this at The Friendly Atheist.

Also, speaking of Richard Wade, and interviews, in case you missed it I had a wonderful round of interviews with him:

The Origins of “Ask Richard”

Anger In Families Divided Over Religion

Atheism and Religions As Bases For Identities

How Atheists Should Respond to Alcoholics Anonymous, and How Personal Values Influence Professional Therapy

The Ethics of Lying To Stay In A Protective Closet

How Atheists Should Confront And Replace Religions

Whether Believers and Non-Believers Should Avoid Marrying Each Other

Whether Believers Are Literally Deluded

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