Monthly Archive: December 2015

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This Irish film about an 8-year-old atheist girl is winning lots of awards

The short film is going to be shown on TG4 tonight.http://bit.ly/1OvmU84

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A Burmese atheist who takes inspiration from George Carlin and Bart Simpson | WGBH News

When Kyaw Moe Khine was in 9th grade, he told his parents that he was an atheist. His parents didn’t quite get it, he says. They didn’t even know whathttp://bit.ly/1QZFMmv

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Religion news in 2015: Terror, fear and forgiveness – Religion News Service

Religion news in 2015: Terror, fear and forgivenesshttp://bit.ly/1P0bny9

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Jesus Never Existed – A New Report Finds No Mention Of Jesus In 126 Texts

Jesus never existed. That is the conclusion of a researcher who says he has combed 126 texts written during or shortly after the time Jesus is supposed to have lived — and found no mention of Jesus whatsoever.http://bit.ly/1ZBzzyv

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Swedish teachers and students often talk about religion as something outdated and strange | EurekAlert! Science News

In Swedish classrooms, religion is often associated with an obsolete time when people just didn’t know better — as if religion used to serve a purpose but there is no need for it in the modern world. This is the conclusion of a doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg that explores how teachers and students talk about religion...

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Merry Christmas! American Christianity is on the Decline as “Nones” Steadily Grow

Merry Christmas! American Christianity is on the Decline as “Nones” Steadily Growhttp://bit.ly/1QKEX0T

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Marine vet tells DMV his USMC hat is a religious headdress – USMC Life

When Marine veteran Alex Morales went to a California DMV on December 18th, to renew his license, he was told to remove his hat before having his picture taken.http://bit.ly/1Pl7msF

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Here’s the video from the Satanic Temple’s state-sanctioned capitol ceremony | Blogs | Detroit Metro Times

The event has been billed as the “nation’s first state-sanctioned Satanic Ceremony in history.”http://bit.ly/1NADy9f

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The top 9 atheist wins of 2015

In 2015, atheists began to assert themselves even more in the public square as prominent atheists such as HBO host Bill Maher, biologist Richard Dawkins, and neuroscientist Sam Harris used cable television and social media to openly discuss their lack of faith in a world that has become consumed by religious fundamentalism of all stripes.http://bit.ly/1NAyxgV

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American Pastor Who Helped Uganda Create ‘Kill The Gays’ Law Will Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanity

American Pastor Who Helped Uganda Create ‘Kill The Gays’ Law Will Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanityhttp://bit.ly/1QEGsxy