Is There Really a ‘Christmas Schism’ in the Atheist Movement?

CNN’s Dan Merica has a story on the atheist divide over Christmas and how we ought to respond to it:

Some atheist activists are trying to seize the holidays as a time to build bridges with faith groups, while other active unbelievers increasingly see Christmas as a central front in the war on religious faith. With the dramatic growth of the nonreligious in the last few decades, more atheist leaders are emerging as spokespeople for atheism, but the Christmas rift speaks to growing disagreement over how atheists should treat religion.

Specifically, he focuses on two people and their approaches: Dave Silverman and Greg Epstein:

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Back When Christians Were *Really* Persecuted…

Happle Tea puts the (fake) Christmas-time persecution of Christians in perspective…

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Heathen Holiday Card of the Day! (12/19)

Today’s card once again hails from the UK!

It was (independently) submitted by Caspar Melville (@CasparMelville) and Paul Sims (@NewHumanist), and designed by Martin Rowson (@MartinRowson) for the New Humanist magazine. [Read more...]

Atheist Complains to Human Rights Commission About ‘Merry Christmas’ Sign on Bus

The city buses in Saskatoon (in Saskatchewan, Canada) have a very offensive message on them. Are you ready to see it? Don’t say I didn’t warn you:

OMG, CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! [Read more...]

Heathen Holiday Card of the Day! (12/18)

Today’s HHC is from the British Humanist Association! [Read more...]


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