New Atheism, Old Empire

Guy nails it. The New Atheists provide cover for western imperialism. Christianity has its sins, for damn sure. But if the problem has been that Christians were so cocksure of themselves that they trampled indigenous cultures at times, how in blazes is that fixed by embracing an ideology that is absolutely sure that virtually the [Read More...]

Evangelical Atheists: Making Life Immeasurably Harder for Atheists

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Padding the Case for the Nu Atheism

Reader Delali Godwin Adadzie writes: Atheists in the popular Google+ group “THINKERS” say I am brainwashed by Westerners into believing that there is a god (ie. God). Atheists tell Africans and Asians that they are brainwashed by Westerners. They tell westerners that we are brainwashed by Africans (called Egyptians, such as Akhenaten) and Asians (such [Read More...]

Fr. Robert Barron’s Invisible Friend

…is Love and lovable. The whole “God is your invisible friend” jeer is another example of padding the case for atheism. It substitutes a sneering tone of voice for an idea and is a classic example of worshipping instead of using the intellect. [Read more...]

Mike Flynn on Stupid Atheist Tricks

I had never noticed this particular contradiction in the atheist arsenal of argument-padding in the struggle against You Know Who.  But now that he names it, I find myself going, “Oh yeah!  They do do that a lot, don’t they?”: The usual suspects are at work where the Statistician to the Stars is manfully working [Read More...]

Atheist TV debuts…

For people who can’t handle the pulse-pounding action of CSpan, there is now a channel dedicated (if it is honest) to repeating “There is no God” 24/7/365. Since there are only two decent arguments for that, this means that the other 23:58 of programming per day is going to get pretty dull for all but [Read More...]

Human toothaches…

… get pulled by the Pliers of Justice. Be strong, you sobbing blobs of empty hysterical outrage. There will be plenty of other opportunities to obsess over ruining other people’s comfort and hope. [Read more...]

Atheists have the lowest retention rate…

of any religious group. You can only shout “There is no God!” and make the Sign of the Fist so many times before it gets kinda boring. The numbers tend to hover around 4% of the population. Most people don’t have the kind of personality necessary to make being a dedicated evangelical atheist like this [Read More...]

Give Thou Me a Break

Puhleeze: When the American Atheists first filed their lawsuit in state court seeking to have the [Ground Zero] cross torn down and removed from the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum, they actually asserted in their complaint that their members were experiencing “dyspepsia [upset stomach], symptoms of depression, headaches, anxiety, and mental pain and anguish” as a “direct [Read More...]

The Moxieful Leah Libresco Gets Interviewed about her conversion

…by the president of Atheist Ireland: [Read more...]


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