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In joining the military, troops give up some basic rights. The vagaries of combat sometimes require it. After all, the military is not a democracy. But, recent events and complaints about the religious components of the Army's mandatory Soldier Fitness Tracker (SFT) test show theocratic abuses that cannot stand.In joining the military, troops give up some basic rights. The vagaries of combat... more
I've debated hundreds of religious people over their preferred Tome of Enlightenment™ and found it interesting that a new poll by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life validates my own anecdotal evidence - that some of the most pious are also some of the most ignorant of their own religion.I've debated hundreds of religious people over their preferred Tome of... more
Let's get one thing straight: Agnosticism is not some kind of weak-tea atheism. Agnosticism is not atheism or theism. It is radical skepticism, doubt in the possibility of certainty, opposition to the unwarranted certainties that atheism and theism offer.
Agnostics have mostly been depicted as doubters of religious belief, but recently, with the rise of the "New Atheism"—the high-profile denunciations of religion in best-sellers from scientists such as Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett, and polemicists, such as my colleague Christopher Hitchens—I believe it's important to define a distinct identity for agnosticism, to hold it apart from the certitudes of both theism and atheism.
http://www.slate.com/id/2258484/Let's get one thing straight: Agnosticism is not some kind of weak-tea atheism.... more
1. Muslims do not recognize Jews as God's chosen people.
2. Jews do not recognize Christ as the Messiah.
3. Protestants do not recognize the Pope as the leader of the Christian
4. Mennonites do not recognize each other at Hooters or the Liquor Store.
5 . AGNOSTICS DO NOT BELIEVE IN ANY OF THE ABOVE .
6 . ATHEISTS ARE ALWAYS HAPPY
That is all.1. Muslims do not recognize Jews as God's chosen people. 2. Jews do not... more
You'll undoubtedly be seeing plenty of religious imagery in the ads for the upcoming holidays. However, you might start seeing some ads from the non-believers this holiday season in Washington, D.C. and London.You'll undoubtedly be seeing plenty of religious imagery in the ads for the... more
You better watch out. There is a new combatant in the Christmas wars.
Ads proclaiming, "Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness' sake," will appear on Washington, D.C., buses starting next week and running through December. The American Humanist Association unveiled the provocative $40,000 holiday ad campaign Tuesday.You better watch out. There is a new combatant in the Christmas wars. Ads... more