Atheism in Botswana, by Leo Igwe –


Godless and freethinking activists and groups are emerging in the country such as Atheists in Botswana and Botswana Freethinkers. Recently I corresponded with one of the atheist activists in the country and he narrated the story of his journey to atheism and discussed the challenges facing atheists in this Southern African nation
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Neil deGrasse Tyson masterfully debunks intelligent design to a hipster pastor’s face


Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson appeared on the Nightly Show Wednesday to debate issues ranging from the existence of God to “what’s going on between our legs.”
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Nonreligious voters present a puzzle for political parties (ANALYSIS) – Religion News Service


Nonreligious voters present a puzzle for political parties (ANALYSIS)
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American Atheists Are Surprisingly Diverse and Complicated


A mere 3.1% of American adults identify themselves as atheists. But as a recent survey shows, this increasingly important demographic consists of surprisingly diverse, and even contradictory, subsets of non-believers.
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7 facts about atheists | Pew Research Center


Here’s what we know about self-described atheists and their beliefs.
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Half of the New Canadian Cabinet Members Chose to Skip “So Help Me God” in Their Oaths of Office


Half of the New Canadian Cabinet Members Chose to Skip “So Help Me God” in Their Oaths of Office
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The Catholic Church Has Paid Out $3,994,797,060.10 as a Result of the Sex Abuse Scandals


That’s billion… With a “b”.
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Jesus never existed


“I saw an article in Inquisitor today,wherein someone read through 126 historic documents from 1st century Israel, written by people who should have known about Jesus, yet had never heard of him. This includes Josephus, whose only mention of Jesus is now known to have been a forgery or redaction inserted later by someone else.”
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U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious | Pew Research Center


There has been a modest drop in overall rates of belief in God and participation in religious practices. But religiously affiliated Americans are as observant
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Religious indoctrination rampant in rural Texas schools


“Amber Barnhill recently moved her kids to a small south eastern Texas town called the city of China. There she found out what Lilandra and I have been complaining about for so long. All the local schools push their Christian religion. They do it overtly, during school hours, and as part of all curricular activities.”
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