Guest Voices: Atheists

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Religious freedom, not just for the religious

Survey highlights how “religious nones” are treated as enemies of the state in some societies.

By Charles C. Haynes  |  05:10 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles C. Haynes; religious freedom; atheists; humanists; non-religious people; discrimination; persecution; Freedom of Thought 2012; International Humanist and Ethical Union; religious nones; First Amendment

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 12/11/2012

The ‘War on Christmas’: A holiday tradition for all

Atheists use this seasonal opportunity to support diversity, says secularist.

By Herb Silverman  |  06:08 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  War on Christmas; holiday tradition; Herb Silverman; Christmas; atheists; nontheists; secularists; Christians; Christmas wars; winter solstice; Jesus; holidays; religion; non-religion

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Humanism for children

New Web site never encourages kids to think critically about humanism itself, says theologian.

By William Lane Craig  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Humanist Association; William Lane Craig; humanist Web site; children; nihilistic; naturalistic; atheistic; atheists; Christians;

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 11:44 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Democrats reinstate God’s name

How did those who drafted the platform make an error that hands back to the Republicans the stick they had used to beat the Democrats senseless for a good 30 years?

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  11:44 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNClive; Democratic National Convetion; Christian Right; evangelicals; Catholics; Protestants; Godless; non-belief; atheists; Jacques Berlinerblau

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Atheist sexual harassment: The god is in the details

Both theists and nontheists know there are right ways and wrong ways to treat others. Some people just need reminders.

By Herb Silverman  |  05:45 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atheists, nontheists, theists, sexual harassment, Secular Coalition for America, Herb Silverman

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 08/03/2012

How would Jesus vote?

What would the Jesus of the Gospels make of some of the shibboleths of U.S. politics

By Paula Kirby  |  07:49 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paula Kirby, atheists, Election 2012, Jesus

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Dawkins: Don’t need God to be good … or generous

One reason for non-believers’ unpopularity is the widespread belief that you need God in order to be good. Going along with that misconception is further belief that atheists are less generous than religious people, less philanthropic, less likely to donate to charity.

By Richard Dawkins  |  04:06 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Richard Dawkins, atheists, non-believers, philanthrophy