Tag: atheism

Militant Secular Fundamentalism?

Today The Revealer points to this review over at Reason Online, wherein Chris Lehmann, of New York Magazine, has little nice to say about The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason, by Sam Harris. It would seem Mr. Harris possesses an unusually single-minded (dogmatic?) devotion to casting all religious thought in …

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Science and Religion

The topic of “science and religion” seems to be popular lately (including a lively comments debate). Here are some offerings from blogs I read.

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Faithful Atheist

I don't often listen to Bible Answerman, but it comes on after The Marty Minto Show, so I sometimes leave it on for a while. Today the host, Hank Hanegraaff, had an interesting guest with him. Actually, he wasn't particularly interesting and I didn't listen to much of the show, but he wrote a book …

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An Atheist Christmas Special

Theomorph presents an interesting view on sacred versus profane Christmas debates. Unlike a lot of secularists, he’s not hostile toward religious expression. Perhaps it’s because he was once Christian. Then again, maybe he’s just a nice guy. 😉 On a somewhat related note, here’s an article about the growing popularity of Festivus.

Neutering Christmas

” The attempts to de-Christianize Christmas are as absurd as they are relentless. The United States today is the most tolerant and diverse society in history. It celebrates all faiths with an open heart and open-mindedness that, compared to even the most advanced countries in Europe, are unique.” “Yet more than 80 percent of Americans …

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