Monthly Archive: September 2016

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9-Year-Old Boy Graduates High School and Starts College, Wants to Become Astrophysicist: “I Want to Prove That God Does Exist”

At 9 years old, William Maillis is like a lot of other boys his age, enjoying video games, knock-knock jokes, sports and hanging out with friends. In May, he graduated from high school and is now a college student already working on his own theories of how the universe was created. William, who liveshttp://yhoo.it/2dFA6hB

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Outreach & Events – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Register now for FFRF’s 39th national convention in Pittsburgh. You aren’t going to want to miss the 2016 FFRF nati…http://bit.ly/2dfdYw5

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Police Chief Explains Connecticut City’s Problems: ‘People Have Abandoned God’ – The New Civil Rights Movement

Bridgeport, Connecticut’s Chief of Police is blaming residents for the city’s problems, such as gangs and shootings, saying at a march to support his officers on Saturday, “people have abandoned God.”http://bit.ly/2d6vJ0M

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They’re Not Coming Back: The Religiously Unaffiliated and the Post-Religious Era

The wistful refrain among religionists has for some time now been the same: the religiously unaffiliated will return to religious practice one of these days. New numbers from a survey jointly conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service, however, might crush whatever hope is left about luring Nones back into the fold.http://bit.ly/2d6u1fB

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Is the Rise of “Nones” Actually the Decline of Catholics? | Religion Dispatches

The Public Religion Research Institute is out with another fascinating report on one of the most significant religious trends of our time: the dramatic rise in disaffiliation, or, as some call them, the “nones.”http://bit.ly/2dwwJtl

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How to Fight Extremism with Atheism | Richard Dawkins Foundation

The world isn’t ending, but we face a tremendous problem from people who believe it is. The beliefs of many radicals have become increasingly apocalyptic over the past decade. They’re convinced the end of the world is imminent and that they have a special role in bringing it about. Whether or not you’re interested in the apocalypse, terrorists who...

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Pascal’s Wager: Expanded Edition

A blast from the past from our friend at Friendly Atheist.http://bit.ly/2cXp5ts

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This is What Happens When a Religious Studies Graduate Reviews the Bible on Amazon

Let’s hope this review is helpful to others.http://bit.ly/2d62oUJ

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Why most people leave religion? They just ‘stop believing’

In a gloomy forecast for organized religion, only seven percent of the ‘nones’ say they are looking for a religion.http://bit.ly/2dmYO66

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Mormon Leaks Megathread : atheism

5 months ago u/mormondocuments promised a big leak of **Mormon Church administrative…http://bit.ly/2cHiAYV