10 facts about atheists

Estimating the number of atheists in the U.S. is complicated. Some adults who describe themselves as atheists also say they believe in God or a universal spirit. At the same time, some people who identify with a religion (e.g., say they are Protestant, Catholic or Jewish) also say they do not believe in God. But …

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‘Don’t call me Muslim, I am an atheist’

Writer-in-exile Taslima Nasreen calls for reining in religious fundamentalism, saying that criticism of religion is not the domain of non-Muslim intellectuals alone Writer Taslima Nasreen fled Bangladesh in 1994 when extremists threatened to kill her for criticising Islam, and has been living in exile since. Her country has, in recent times, seen many intellectuals expelled …

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Amazing quotes from atheists : 1manatheist

These quotes have been collected from newsgroups, books and atheism websites. Follow Tweets by @1manatheist 1. I contend that we are both atheists.I just believe in one fewer god thanyou do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours. - Stephen Roberts 2. "Religion is …

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Atheists in Muslim world: Silent, resentful and growing in number

BABYLON, Iraq — Lara Ahmed wears a headscarf and behaves like a pious Muslim. But the 21-year-old Iraqi woman hides a secret from her peers at the University of Babylon: her atheism. “I was not convinced by the creation story in the Quran,” she said. “Besides, I feel religions are unjust, violate our human rights …

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Why I Hate Vivekananda : 17 Castiest Quotes of Vivekananda

Vivekananda’s ”Ideological” Yatra 1. I do not propose any levelling of castes. Caste is a very good thing. Caste is the plan we want to follow. 2. The plan in India is to make everybody a Brahmin, the Brahmin being the ideal of humanity. 3.  Indian caste is better than the caste which prevails in …

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Why Millennial Women Are Embracing Atheism

Follow Tweets By @1manatheist Danielle Schacter never thought she would become an un-Christian. "I slowly became more and more disgusted by the way I saw people treating others," says the 32-year-old, who was raised Baptist. "I didn't want to be associated with a religion that preached so much hate." Danielle Schacter, who identifies as agnostic, …

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The word God is the product of human weakness

The word God is the product of human weakness In January of 1954, just a year before his death, Albert Einstein wrote the following letter to philosopher Erik Gutkind after reading his book, "Choose Life: The Biblical Call to Revolt", and made known his views on religion. Apparently Einstein had only read the book due …

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