Modern Atheism

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American Atheists Answers Follow-Up Questions After the Firing of Its President

I spoke with American Atheists about a number of questions that have been raised since the firing of president David Silverman.http://bit.ly/2qDyOup

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Millennials are fleeing organized religion as Christian hypocrisy becomes impossible to ignore

I think we can safely say that President Donald Trump has changed American politics forever. He won the White House with no political experience, didn’t release his tax returns, and the extent to which Russia was involved in tilting the election is still under investigation. In the midst of all of Trump’s deception and corruption, there’s one rule he had to follow: yielding to the...

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NHS appoints humanist to lead chaplaincy team

Lindsay van Dijk will help meet demand for non-religious pastoral care in Buckinghamshirehttp://bit.ly/2GLsqMz

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WATCH: Christian author tells followers to not vaccinate their kids because “there’s nothing in the Bible” about it

A Christian author recently told her followers on Facebook to avoid taking vaccines because they were never mentioned anywhere in the Bible. Per Patheos, Christian wellness author Brittney Kara last week posted a video to her Facebook account that took Christians to task for vaccinating their children. “There’s nothing in the Bible that talks about vaccines,” she says. “So,...

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Religious and supernatural belief linked with poor understanding of the physical world

A study published in Applied Cognitive Psychology suggests that believers struggle to understand the physical world.http://bit.ly/2Gy2l3k

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Christian Group’s Case Involving Giant Cross in MI

Christians sued the city of Grand Haven (Michigan) to put a giant cross back up, and today marked the final nail in their coffin.http://bit.ly/2H48hOG

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Victory For Florida’s Church-State Separation Advocates: State Constitution’s Religious Freedom Provision Remains Intact

Americans United activists in Florida got a tremendous and welcome surprise last week when two harmful proposals to amend Florida’s Constitution failed to advance. This group of AU leaders campaigned to protect the No-Aid Provision and another provision that protects public education.http://bit.ly/2GeMlyU

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Animated Map Shows How the Five Major Religions Spread Across the World (3000 BC – 2000 AD)

Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam…. Claims to ancient origin and ultimate authority notwithstanding, the world’s five major religions are all of recent vintage compared to the couple hundred thousand years or more of human existence on the planet. During most of our prehistory, religious beliefs and practices were largely localized, confined to the territorial or tribal boundaries of individual...

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Tennessee lawmakers pass bill requiring ‘In God We Trust” be displayed in schools

The bill overwhelmingly passed the state House on Monday with 81 of the 99 members voting in favor of it.http://tnne.ws/2G4swKL

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The Number of Americans with No Religious Affiliation Is Rising

The rise of the atheistshttp://bit.ly/2IGNIIp