Tag Archives: Angry Atheists

Oh dear, yet another disappointing reversal for Richard Dawkins — can he get anything right?

Seems Dawkins not only gets Christianity and religion badly wrong, but evolution too: Far from random, evolution follows a predictable genetic pattern, Princeton researchers find Evolution, often perceived as a series of random changes, might in fact be driven by … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins’ favourite poster

Soviet poster from 1965.

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Josh Horn: One of many Atheist converts to Christianity (and the persecution that inevitably followed)

From Atheism to Catechism by Leah LeMoine Averroes Paracha, another former president of the Secular Free Thought Society and a close friend of Horn’s during his atheist days, recalls the group’s collective shock when they heard the news. “There were a … Continue reading

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A long essay worth reading: Michael Ruse on the intolerance, hero-worship, and self-righteousness of New Atheists

Curb your enthusiasm: High priests, holy writ and excommunications — how did Humanism end up acting like a religion? The New Atheists believe that science replaces the claims about the world that religion makes — and therefore makes religion redundant. … Continue reading

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Yet another convert from atheism to Christianity

Atheism may satisfy teenagers and people stuck in immature rebelliousness such as Dawkins & Co., but eventually, by the grace of God, many find their way home: Former Atheist and His Conversion

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Quote of the day: Peter Hitchens on the Christopher Hitchens Atheist Fan Club

‘For some of these people, since the very things they admire him for are the very things that I most specifically reject, the idea that I am closely related to him, have a similar education and background, is close to … Continue reading

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Ridiculous angry atheist sues government, claims Lord’s Prayer causes him “anguish” and “loss of enjoyment of life”

Ontario man suing county for $5,000 in damages over Lord’s Prayer at meetings Claiming the recitation of the Lord’s Prayer causes him anguish and feelings of exclusion, a man in rural Ontario is suing his local government to get politicians to … Continue reading

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Angry Atheist files human rights complaint over restaurant’s church bulletin discount

Atheist files complaint over Lancaster County restaurant’s church-bulletin discount For more than a year, Prudhomme’s Lost Cajun Kitchen in Columbia, Lancaster County has offered a Sunday special: Diners who bring in a current church bulletin receive 10 percent off the … Continue reading

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Atheism’s abject failure: 70% of Americans raised atheist end up being a member of a religion as an adult

70% of Americans raised to believe God does not exist end up being a member of a religion as an adult . . . for those who are raised Atheist, the vast majority later reject Atheism

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Quote of the day: Charles Foster on ‘pantomime dame’ Richard Dawkins

‘Richard Dawkins is at it again . . .  It’s the familiar stuff: a fluent, funny, whingeing litany of jibes about genocidal Israelites, filicidal Gods and benighted Tennessean Creationists.  We’ve all heard it all before, of course.  Dawkins has become a … Continue reading

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Do combox Atheists exist in the real world?

Do combox Atheists exist in the real world outside of blog comboxes?  Surely not, I hear you say.  No-one could be that vile, ignorant and intentionally obtuse in everyday life.  But, alas, you’re wrong: A Combox Atheist In The Real World … Continue reading

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Brendan O’Neill on the false victimhood of the New Atheists

Full article here: The Passion of the New Atheists? Excerpt: ‘Some atheists would have us believe that, like the early Christians, they are hated and persecuted by the mob.  Don’t buy it . . . Keen to shake off the … Continue reading

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Canada human rights watch: Militant secularist group demands government ban on Christian exorcisms

Ban exorcisms, demands Ontario atheist group Of course, the incident that triggered the atheists’ outburst wasn’t even an exorcism: While there was no formal exorcism ritual performed, the priest blessed the man, saying he belonged to the good side, to … Continue reading

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Who’s really at the forefront of scientific enquiry, evangelical Francis Collins or the New Atheist loudmouths?

Find out here.  But I’ll supply a big visual clue: Scientific papers published: a comparison

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The atheist legacy of hate: Chinese communist soldier smashes religious objects, including a crucifix, 1967

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The secular world has a Christian foundation, notes Chris Berg

Worth a few minutes of your reading time: Secular world has a Christian foundation The modern world is shaped by 3000 years of philosophical evolution.  And for half that time the dominant moral philosophy in the Western world has been a Christian … Continue reading

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Atheist Ricky Gervais’ “vile, cynical, dishonest” new TV show “seeks to mock and injure the most vulnerable”

The most cynical TV show I’ve ever seen: The father of an autistic teenager attacks Ricky Gervais’ new comedy Disablism.  Handicaphobia.  Smuggery.  The English language has no good word for the prejudice that is comedian Ricky Gervais’s stock-in-trade.  It goes … Continue reading

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Quote of the day: Mark Davies, Bishop of Shrewsbury, on the pre-Christian mentality in the U.K. today

‘Today we are becoming increasingly aware that there are those in leading positions within our society who wish to see history somehow reversed, who wish the very light which Christianity brought to these islands would recede.  This is often done … Continue reading

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Quote of the day: Lord George Carey on the anti-Christian animus in Britain today

‘In a country where Christians can be sacked for manifesting their faith, are vilified by State bodies, are in fear of reprisal or even arrest for expressing their views on sexual ethics, something is very wrong.  It affects the moral and ethical … Continue reading

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Christians ‘more likely to be leftwing’ and have liberal views on immigration and equality, new study shows

Christians ‘more likely to be leftwing’ and have liberal views on immigration and equality People who believe in God are more likely to be leftwing, according to a new study.  The research, carried out by thinktank Demos, rubbishes the assumption … Continue reading

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Dawkins in despair yet again: Patrick Greene, longtime Atheist activist, converts to Christianity

Patrick Greene, Longtime Atheist Activist, Announces Conversion To Christianity Jessica Crye, a Christian woman who read about Greene’s troubles in the paper, went to members of her church and asked if they would be willing to donate money to help … Continue reading

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Why Richard Dawkins is wrong (yet again), this time about Thomas Aquinas

How Dawkins got the wrong end of the stick about Aquinas: St. Thomas Aquinas was not proving the existence of God as you would a piece of furniture, he was testing whether the concept of God made philosophical sense, writes Alexander … Continue reading

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Atheist Chinese government still oppressing Christians: Police raid underground Christian newspapers

Chinese Police Raid Underground Christian Newspapers In Latest ‘House Church’ Crackdown Chinese police raided the offices of two underground Christian newspapers on Monday and seized four prominent staff members who are still missing, the Texas-based Christian rights group ChinaAid reports. … Continue reading

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This arrowed sign shows the sort of “reasoning” that went on at the atheists’ ‘Reason Rally’

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Quote of the day: Iris Murdoch on why William Shakespeare will always be more important than Richard Dawkins

‘We are men and we are moral agents before we are scientists, and the place of science in human life must be discussed in words.  This is why it is and always will be more important to know about Shakespeare … Continue reading

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