MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

June 2012

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Immunity of religion

Here is some recommended reading from back in 1861: “A Defense of Atheism By Ernestine L. Rose: Boston, April 10, 1861.” Thanks to The Perplexed Observer for highlighting some of the best parts of this…



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Freethinker Tweets of the day

Because I have nothing terribly profound to say today, here we go … Marco the Atheist ‏@marco_iO9 It’s strange how no one ever seems to get the cure for cancer whispered in their ear while god is…





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Former unbeliever joins the fold

So, a prominent atheist blogger Leah Libresco has turned an about-face and embraced Catholicism as her moral compass of choice rather than her own mind. Her reasons for doing so apparently had something to do…


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Science

R/Atheism is really littered with way too many memes. I mean, I only have a tenuous grasp of what a meme is in modern culture, and I’m already bored. Nonetheless, here’s one of the more…



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Freethinker Tweets of the day

Marco the Atheist ‏@marco_iO9: I cannot conceive of a more egomaniacal position than to believe that the whole universe was a personal gift to you. #atheism #teamjesus Flying Free ‏@FlyingFree333 : “A casual stroll through…