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There’s a new study out that says atheists don’t donate as much money to charities as religious people do. Of course, the title of this article is overly broad, and nearly every atheist would deny its premise, but there is nothing inherent in the worldview of atheism to support the claim that altruism (helping people) …

American Atheists, who represent the religion of the New Atheist movement in the United States, have “launched a billboard campaign in several Bible Belt states urging people to skip church this Christmas and stop listening to ‘fairy tales.’” The billboards contain this message showing a child writing a letter to Santa Claus: “Dear Santa, all …

There are a couple of stories about religion and the workplace that are shocking. The first comes from Atlanta. Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran was suspended for one month without pay for publishing a book that says homosexuality and having multiple sexual partners is “vile,” “vulgar,” and “inappropriate.” “Chief Cochran is an evangelical Christian who …

One of the best ways to present an argument is to find people that are not usually in your camp and quote them back to your opponent. Too many writers I know spend most of their energy quoting people that are identified as in their camp. I tell them to stop using our guys to …

Officials at Springs Charter School in Temecula, California, must have misunderstood what Banned Book Week (Sept. 21-27, 2014) is all about. The celebration is not about why it’s good and proper to ban books; it’s about the freedom to read. The sponsors of the celebration are against banning books unless, maybe, those books mention Jesus, …

Go into any bookstore, and you will see shelves of books on the occult, the New Age, horoscopes, tarot card readings, and any number of superstitious beliefs. Newspapers still carry horoscopes. Look at the number of TV shows about aliens, ghosts, and claims of the supernatural on cable channels. Penn and Tell as well as …

I’ve written numerous times that atheists are almost never consistent with their atheistic beliefs. They deny God but live in His moral universe because they can’t conjure real morality given the premise of their godless worldview. By definition, atheists are materialists. The only thing that matters is matter, expect when certain types of matter don’t …

Why does anyone listen to atheist evolutionist Richard Dawkins when he talks about morality? As a full materialist – the only thing that matters is matter – he doesn’t have the basis to talk about morality. Morality of an ultimate nature does not exist for the atheist. Given atheist assumptions about life after death, Richard …

Richard Dawkins, the high priest of everything evolutionary, has come out against fairytales. “Even fairytales, the ones we all love, about witches and wizards or princes turning into frogs. There’s a very interesting reason why a prince could not turn into a frog. It’s statistically too improbable.” This is the same Richard Dawkins who equated …

A recent article declares, “We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse.” Consider the serial killer Dennis Lynn Rader, known as the BTK murderer. “BTK” stands for “Bind, Torture, Kill.” …

Amanda Marcotte attacked Republicans and those opposed to abortion in a recent post at Rawstory.com. Marcotte is an atheist, and a foul-mouthed one at that. Here’s a summary of the story at WND: “Let me just put a stop to this **** right now,” Marcotte wrote. “You can give me gold-plated day care and an …

One of the most thankless jobs in America today is being the president of a college or university. Not only do you have to contend with coddled tenured professors, but you have to answer why the football team did not have a winning season. Big bucks flow from football frenzied fans who write big checks …