Atheist Exile's Blog Posts Tagged 'religion' (6)

Morality, Survival and Religion

Martin Luther King Jr.

Morality is a human construct, by and for humans. If not, we'd have to get it from a natural source . . . or a supernatural one. I'm an atheist, so a supernatural source isn't a serious alternative to me. That leaves one alternative: Nature. But I can't detect the slightest whiff of morality in nature. Mother nature is red in tooth and claw. She is indifferent to violence,…

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Added by Atheist Exile on December 23, 2013 at 2:00am — 31 Comments

Maps: Comparison of Beliefs

The following maps were originally published by the London Times Faith Central blog. It's an interesting contrast between religion and science.

 

As much as we hear about U.S. Christians pushing I.D. in public schools and building multi-million dollar creation-themed parks, it's good to…

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Added by Atheist Exile on May 3, 2012 at 7:07am — 1 Comment

Religious Thinking and Simple Minds

I am treated as evil by people who claim that they are being oppressed

because they are not allowed to force me to practice what they do.” ~D. Dale Gulledge

 

 

Ignorance is our natural state: we were born that way. We learn what we know as…

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Added by Atheist Exile on April 13, 2012 at 5:00am — 5 Comments

Pat Condell: Agressive Atheism

Pat just keeps getting better and better. His latest video really hangs religion out to dry. Below the video, I've also included the transcript.



Well, I’ve been hearing quite a lot of bitching and whining in the press lately about aggressive, intolerant, atheism; as if that’s, somehow, a bad thing. It seems religion can dish it out okay but it can’t take it: like a street thug who calls the police when his victims fight back. Aggressive atheism is really… Continue

Added by Atheist Exile on December 4, 2009 at 6:30am — 10 Comments

God Bless Atheism

On my website, I try to keep up to date with Pat Condell's videos. He's got 60 videos, so far, and I have the first 58 of them on my Videos page. His latest 2, on YouTube, are only available from the Pat Condell channel for now -- there's no embed code yet. His video #59 (The Arrogance of Clergy) is the best one so far, in my opinion. He really knocks this one out of… Continue

Added by Atheist Exile on October 31, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Russell vs Copleston, 1948 Debate

Father Copleston vs. Bertrand Russell:

The Famous 1948 BBC Radio Debate on the Existence of God

This debate was a Third Programmme broadcast of the British Broadcasting Corporation in 1948.

A DEBATE ON THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Bertrand Russell [hereafter R:] and F.C. Copleston [hereafter C:]

C: As we are going to discuss the existence of God, it might…

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Added by Atheist Exile on October 13, 2009 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

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