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Sarah Elle commented on Sean Wills's blog post The Most Superficial Reply Imaginable
"It's societies general perception, Atheists and their beliefs or lack thereof make them a second class citizen, okay to belittle and berate. It's subtle, but if you converse with enough of the general public you quickly realize this world…"
Nov 9, 2009
unholyroller commented on Sean Wills's blog post The Most Superficial Reply Imaginable
"Perhaps they just don't have the intellectuial capacity to address our real issues..........."
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Sean Wills commented on Sean Wills's blog post The Most Superficial Reply Imaginable
"Oh, and I forgot the latest barrage: the whole idea that there's some sort of atheist 'schism'. The internet really lets you see how these ideas propagate in real time. Via Pharyngula: YOU would think, wouldn't you, that one of…"
Nov 9, 2009
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The Most Superficial Reply Imaginable

What is it with the media and atheism? I've noticed that journalists seem to be almost incapable of actually addressing the 'meat' of atheist arguments, instead choosing to reply to it in the most superficial way imaginable. I recently set up a Google Alerts RSS feed for the word 'atheism', and have since been absolutely inundated with articles bearing titles like 'Why Are the New Atheist So Boring?' and (my personal favourite) 'Are the New Atheists Just As Bad As Fundamentalist Christians?'…See More
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The Most Superficial Reply Imaginable

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 9:18am 3 Comments

What is it with the media and atheism? I've noticed that journalists seem to be almost incapable of actually addressing the 'meat' of atheist arguments, instead choosing to reply to it in the most superficial way imaginable. I recently set up a Google Alerts RSS feed for the word 'atheism', and have since been absolutely inundated with articles bearing titles like 'Why Are the New Atheist So Boring?' and (my personal favourite) 'Are the New Atheists Just As Bad As Fundamentalist Christians?'… Continue

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At 5:56pm on April 20, 2010, Cyril Butler said…
Hi Sean, could you sign my petition for a secular education system as I am trying to get it off the ground. If you could join the group on facebook and spread the word http://www.secularpetition.com. The facebook group is Petition for a secular irish education system. Thanks for your help. Cyril
At 8:40am on November 9, 2009, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Welcome to this fine site and its thousands of bright people like yourself who recognise that religion is a fraud and gods nothing but fictions inside the brains of the credulous.

Terry Meaden founder of the busy discussion group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humankind, Fossils, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its over 220 discussion topics.

We invite you to come and enjoy the discussions.
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
 
 
 

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