Recently there was another religion-based debate on The Big Questions which discussed one question: whether fundamentalism undermines faith. The show itself was thoroughly interesting, as it often is, even if this episode was an exercise in how many mad people you can get into one room; it was more interesting to simply marvel at the ridiculousness of [...]
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You can read about the original design of this symbol here: http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2008/08/atheism_symbol.php
Whilst it is probably preferable that atheism is not institutional, since this removes one more similarity to religion, there is a range of symbols that are used to represent the general principles or the movement. The most popular seems to be the red letter “A” emblazoned on a black background. Here are six copies of this symbol in [...]
I started out looking for religious arguments on YouTube, but this particular video seems to have a peculiarly high number of comments in agreement, and not many counter-arguments.
This particular video doesn’t seem to have accrued as many views as one would expect, given the nature of the topic and the way it’s discussed. It has a mind-implodingly high density of arguments which don’t follow on from the previous one, which either makes it hilarious or depressing, depending on one’s outlook. The first [...]
It’s very funny.
Sure it’s an old video, but not many people have seen it, and its quite funny. He even makes the humiliating mistake of saying “You know, I have a lot of atheist friends”. You clearly don’t Mr Morris. He seems to be under the delusion that he can patronise people into religion. Well maybe that [...]