Revolutionary Atheist

Jul 25

“It’s this lack of curiosity that makes biblical literalism so damaging, scientifically, socially, and politically speaking, for once we have all the answers there’s really no need to explore, discover, or create.” — Jesus Wasn’t a “GodKlingon”; The Problem with Biblical Literalists | Religion Dispatches

Jul 21

No Shame in Being an Atheist

I’m not ashamed of being an atheist; I am somewhat ashamed that it took me the first 16 years of my life to realize that gods were not real and that it was okay to acknowledge this.

Jul 20

(via Tom Petty blasts Catholic Church for protecting pedophile priests)

(via Tom Petty blasts Catholic Church for protecting pedophile priests)

Jul 19


Jul 17

“Beliefs don’t change facts. Facts, if you’re resonable, should change your beliefs.” — Ricky Gervais (via julias—paradise)

Jul 15

“For our criticism of religion basically comes down to this: “Your confidence in a proposition should be proportional to the strength of the evidence supporting it.” Is that really something that should inspire such nastiness? And it’s not just a criticism of religion, but a criticism of faith in general, including pseudosciences like ESP and “alternative medicine.”” — Why are faitheists so nasty? « Why Evolution Is True

Jul 14

How to Win Any Argument About Social Justice

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Jul 13


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Jul 08

“Is this the way the world ends? When groups that share common cause, utopian dreams and a joined mission find fault with each other instead of tearing down the banks and the bankers, the politicians and the parliaments, the university presidents and the CEOs? Instead of realizing, as Moten and Hearny put it in The Undercommons, that “we owe each other everything,” we enact punishments on one another and stalk away from projects that should unite us, and huddle in small groups feeling erotically bonded through our self-righteousness.” — You Are Triggering me! The Neo-Liberal Rhetoric of Harm, Danger and Trauma | Bully Bloggers