Archive for ‘religion’

October 20, 2017

Computing the Probability of God

Wouldn’t it be great to find a simple equation that computes the likelihood of the God claim? One author claims to have just such an equation and (surprise!) has concluded that God is indeed likely.

Source: Computing the Probability of God

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October 20, 2017

I Let My Husband Rape Me, and Here’s Why…

I’ve spent the last few weeks wondering if I should own this story or if I’ve said too much, but I think it’s time we have a very open and honest discussion about domestic […]

Source: I Let My Husband Rape Me, and Here’s Why…

September 1, 2017

A New Book Offers Advice on How to Effectively Spread Science and Secularism

How can we nudge religion in the direction of liberalism and inclusiveness? It begins with the ability to communicate so that your ideological opponents will listen to you.

Source: A New Book Offers Advice on How to Effectively Spread Science and Secularism

January 27, 2017

Faith rebounds: an atheist’s apology for Christianity | Aeon Essays

Source: Faith rebounds: an atheist’s apology for Christianity | Aeon Essays

December 23, 2016

The Ashes: A Humanist Sermon – Daylight Atheism

Despite the failure of our hopes, the mission to do good must continue.

Source: The Ashes: A Humanist Sermon – Daylight Atheism

December 22, 2016

How Do You Distinguish Between Religious Fervor and Mental Illness? – Scientific American Blog Network

It’s not meant as insult to believers; the two states of mind can share many similar characteristics

Source: How Do You Distinguish Between Religious Fervor and Mental Illness? – Scientific American Blog Network

December 22, 2016

God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

Muzzio’s story is one that may be familiar to anyone who’s been forced to hide who they are when it comes to their sexuality or their religious identity.

Source: God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

December 18, 2016

Little Things Can Make An Atheist | The Huffington Post

Source: Little Things Can Make An Atheist | The Huffington Post

December 12, 2016

BookTalk.org – Top 10 Atheism Books

Source: BookTalk.org – Top 10 Atheism Books

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

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