Sorry to begin with this part of really tricky dogmatics. It will be a dance around minute decisions, but, promised!, of tremendous consequence (as any encounter with dogmatics – yes, I know). A tour with Godless Mom™ can, perhaps,... Read More | Share it now!
Patheos | An Interview with Dale McGowan, managing editor of the Patheos Atheist Channel
The following is an interview with Dale McGowan, managing editor, of the Atheist Channel on Patheos – an interview about what is probably the most exciting web platform of inter- and supra-religious dialogue to be found on the web:... Read More | Share it now!
Is Atheism a Belief? Yes, for a certain kind of atheist
As William noted in his post, atheism could be considered a kind of belief for those atheists who do not simply lack a belief in God, but believe precisely that there is no God. It is one thing to say “There’s no evidence for God, I have no reason... Read More | Share it now!
We are all trained to use more than one belief system
I know that this is mined territory but I assume that we are all wondrously competent to think in more than one mode and that all the time. The believer can tell me all kinds of things about her trust in God. If I ask her to let her two year old kid... Read More | Share it now!
Atheism, Like Theology, Discusses Insoluble Mysteries
This is the complete passage on “atheism, materialism, fatalism, and optimism” of Auguste Comte’s A General View of Positivism, first published in French in 1848, the English text taken from Frederick Harrison’s edition... Read More | Share it now!
Is Atheism a Belief? It depends | by William Oliver
The terms “atheism” and “god” mean nothing So, as you can probably tell by these extremely varied answers it depends. Atheism is just a word, a word. God is also just a freaking word. Let me explain what I mean by all of... Read More | Share it now!
Is Atheism a Belief? Yes, if you are looking for an interesting descriptive model
This is not really a question Let me first examine the question in its functionality. It is essentially a move “theists” (today a term atheist are keeping alive) might make to vex atheists over their particular problems with agnosticism. It is... Read More | Share it now!
Is Atheism a Belief? No | by Ron Spencer (Palo Alto)
No. It is quite clear in reading the writings of the religious who poke into the atheist forum, as well as watching debates between atheists and the religious that they are very, very different. As an atheist, I can live my life entirely without... Read More | Share it now!
Quora – stupid questions do exist
Quora a question-and-answer website where questions are created, answered, edited and organized by its community of users. The company was founded in June 2009, and the website was made available to the public on June 21, 2010. Quora aggregates... Read More | Share it now!
Philosophy in Figures (2): (A)theism vs (A)gnosticism | by Ryan Reece
First published at: http://philosophy-in-figures.tumblr.com/ ... Read More | Share it now!
Two Years on a Mormon Mission: Gotha
The following is an interview between Olaf Simons for positivists.org and Elder Brown and Elder Colson, Nate Brown and Eric Colson, two Mormon missionaries, who are presently stationed in Gotha, east Germany. Perhaps a bit of information to frame the... Read More | Share it now!
Promoting Science | An Interview with Hashem Al-Ghaili
Olaf Simons: Rumours have it that you are planning a temporary Facebook abstinence – can it be? Hashem Al-Ghaili: Yes, that’s right. Due to work pressure, I have to quit Facebook temporarily for a couple of months. I think that’s what... Read More | Share it now!
Atheist Biblical Literalism, sigh
Quote from the page: This website aspires to be a beautiful and interactive resource for skeptics and believers alike to explore some of the more negative aspects of holy books. It was heavily inspired by the Reason Project’s poster of biblical... Read More | Share it now!
Always look on the bright side of life | by Sietske Fransen
‘Would you investigate the new Atheist Church in London for us?’ Sure, always up for discovering new things in London (an endless enterprise, so suggestions are always welcome), I was more than happy to attend a church service – or... Read More | Share it now!