Guest Voices: atheism


Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Why we need to help young atheists

Young atheists don’t want special treatment, but equal treatment, says a teacher, blogger and author.

By Hemant Mehta  |  12:49 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hemant Mehta; Why We Need to Help Young Atheists; Creationism; evolution; science; science curriculum; Secular Student Alliance; atheist; atheists; New Atheists; pro-atheism; young atheist;

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Does this candidate have a prayer?

Why would a liberal, Yankee, Jewish atheist like me run for governor of South Carolina?

By Herb Silverman  |  04:26 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  atheism, church and state, religion politics

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 05/30/2012

How to tell if you’re an atheist

Might many self-avowed Christians actually be atheists in spite of the fact that they don’t see themselves that way?

By Daniel Dennett  |  01:59 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  atheism, daniel dennett, doubt, faith

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Reason Rally’s unreasonable beliefs

What should have shocked the media was the movement’s open hostility to people of faith.

By Cal Thomas  |  02:18 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  atheism, christianity, faith, reason rally, religion politics

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Blessed are those with a persecution complex?

Being required to honor a contract you have voluntarily entered into is not persecution.

By Paula Kirby  |  04:57 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  christianity, atheism

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Young atheists come online

From Reddit’s atheism section to the great Church of Google, the Internet has given nonelievers what they never had: a community.

By Hemant Mehta  |  02:59 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reason rally, atheism, online, religious communities

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 03/22/2012

What atheist groups learned from the Christian Coalition

Could the conservative Christian group have a valuable political lesson for diverse groups of atheists?

By Herb Silverman  |  11:49 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reason rally, religious freedom, atheism, secularism, christianity

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Atheists don’t own reason

New atheists have no business proclaiming themselves the defenders of reason.

By Tom Gilson  |  06:17 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  christianity, reason, atheism, reason rally

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Who would rally against reason?

How have we come to the point where reason needs a rally to defend it?

By Richard Dawkins  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  atheism, reason rally, secularism, religion politics

Posted at 10:09 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Why we need a Reason Rally

The Reason Rally is not about eradicating religion but instead calling for a secular government that embraces the nonreligious and the religious alike.

By David Silverman  |  10:09 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  atheism, secularism, religion politics

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Do atheists need religion?

Can people who doubt God’s existence still embrace what is good about religion?

By Alain de Botton  |  11:03 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  atheism, religion, ritual

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Why Richard Dawkins is still an atheist

Hyperbolic headlines to the contrary, he is not finding faith. Dawkins simply recognizes that it is impossible to prove the non-existence of God.

By Paula Kirby  |  11:28 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  richard dawkins, atheism, faith

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Why we need college degrees more than we need faith

If it is true that education tends to reduce religious faith, then we have to decide which is more valuable.

By Lawrence M. Krauss  |  01:38 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rick santorum, atheism, religion politics