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  • noun Plural form of atheist.


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  • General antipathy towards atheists (e.g. Madeline Bunting), academic feuding with Dawkins (e.g. Alister McGrath), political sucking up to religious apologists (usually by intellectually bankrupt atheists**), dishonest religious apologetics and ordinary, innocent error.

    Planet Atheism

  • When a visiting atheists is asked to explain himself, one is confronted by a torrent of chaotic, emotive, unexamined aphorisms and clichés.

    2010 February « Anglican Samizdat

  • Part of why I find it so frustrating to dialogue with atheists is the verbal tactics that they use.

    Apoplectic Atheists « Anglican Samizdat

  • Yet the real category mistake made by atheists is not about God, but about human beings.


  • My problem with atheists is their tiresome -- and way old -- insistence that they are being oppressed and their fixation with the fine points of Christianity.


  • The thing about atheists is that they feel no need for an ultimate cause.

    A Fine-Tuned Multiverse

  • Despite a decade in which evangelical non-believers have driven the national conversation about faith, the number of atheists is still minuscule in America.

    Bruce Feiler: God in the U.S.A.: Americans Know More About Religion Than Most Other Subjects

  • Barack Obama was raised secularly, his mother and stepfather nonpracticing Methodists and Baptists whom he describes as atheists.


  • I will also note a dearth of responses from the religiously inclined here when people label atheists evil.

    "As my ancestors are free from slavery, I am free from the slavery of religion."

  • Lynn Garrett, senior religion editor for Publishers Weekly, says religion has been one of the fastest-growing categories in publishing in the last 15 years, and the rise of books by atheists is “the flip-side of that.”

    mjh's blog — 2007 — May


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