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For Crane, religious belief is not necessarily irrational, as the New Atheists maintain. His own description of religion is more positive, but ...
Hitchens also noted that geneticists like Richard Dawkins -- another one of the "new atheists" who have debated D'Souza -- have shown how ...

But instead of preaching to his choir he seeks tolerance and disputes the contempt for belief from “new atheists” in media-beloved books like ...
RICHARD Dawkins has authored numerous other influential works including the so-called new atheist handbook, but it isn't all accolades.
... that of Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense, his 2012 riposte to the New Atheists.
The “new atheist” movement emerged shortly after the 9/11 attacks with a .... The new atheists of today would rather complain about “trigger ...

In a recent episode of his podcast "Waking Up," Sam Harris interviews the journalist Graeme Wood about the evolution and imminent collapse ...
Given the intellectual flimsiness of their work, it's best to look for cultural causes to explain the popularity of the “New Atheists.” And surely one ...
Even though most of the new atheists of the Philippines look up to the New Atheists of the West as role models, there is no Richard Dawkins, ...
The very same moral, political, and theological vision underlies Hart's decade-long polemic against the “New Atheists” (making for an unlikely ...
At a time when religion is under assault by the so-called New Atheists and the number of churchgoers is dwindling, it might also be appropriate ...
At a time when religion is under assault by the so-called New Atheists and the number of churchgoers is dwindling, it might also be appropriate ...
... in an interview with Psypost that atheists have been increasing in visibility, in part due to the rise of the "New Atheists" about a decade ago.
What New Atheist, for instance, would have the knowledge to make jokes at the expense of the Christian denominations and churches in all ...
“The rise of the so-called 'New Atheists' about a decade ago coupled with the ongoing 'culture wars' between religious and secular groups in ...
Aczel made particular targets of the so-called “New Atheists,” and, most of all, of the vocally anti-theistic Oxford biologist Richard Dawkins (who, ...
My Michael Coren moment: How new atheists endorse tribal bigotry just ... But the new atheist abuse is gaining momentum and many people ...

The 'new' atheists who tossed books up the best-seller lists in the early twenty-first century did not create their skeptical readership: those ...
In the middle of the book, Strawn looks at the problem from a different angle by focusing on three problematic groups: New Atheists, Marcionites ...
The “new atheist” movement emerged shortly after the 9/11 attacks with a .... The new atheists of today would rather complain about “trigger ...
The “new atheist” movement emerged shortly after the 9/11 attacks with a best-selling book by Sam Harris called “The End of Faith.” This was ...
His conclusion is that the New Atheists have important things to say to today's Christians. He goes so far as to say that atheists are God's ...
The popular leader of the so-called New Atheists — a right-wing, pro-war segment of the larger secular movement — has also openly stated, ...
In a recent episode of his podcast “Waking Up,” Sam Harris interviews the journalist Graeme Wood about the evolution and imminent collapse ...
Among filthy puddles of rainwater in a slum in Alabang, a district just south of the Philippines' capital city of Manila, a young woman named ...
Michelangelo's fresco of The Creation – scientists have more faith in Darwin's evolutionary theories. Photograph: Plinio Lepri/Associated Press.
Others suggested that rather than retreating from the “new atheist” label, ... an anti-intellectual view endorsed my other new atheists as well as, ...
... his book, "Islam and the Future of Tolerance" (co-written with the prominent "new atheist" Sam Harris), insisting that Islamism does have something to do with Islam and that ISIS in fact possesses a plausible if terribly ungenerous interpretation ...
This, I would argue, is what most of the new atheists believe. Though they deny God's existence, their overwhelming contempt for this supposed non-being seems to betray that they believe in some ultimate being.
Andy Kindler, who used to appear regularly on David Letterman's Late Night, doesn't like the so-called New Atheists. They're all bigots in his obsessive mind, which for ... One segment of the Twitter world lit up quickly. New Atheist vs. Regressive ...
Does religion make you stupid? It looks like it, based on a study carried out by academics on both sides of the Atlantic, at the University of Missouri and Leeds Beckett University.
Last night the world reacted to the traumatic news of the terror attack in Westminster, London, in which five died and many more were seriously injured.
To see off this threat we need a way of understanding consciousness that preserves our humanity, while being fully compatible with our best science.
A year or so ago, I heard people bandying about the phrase "The Benedict Option," but I had no idea what it was. When out of curiosity I looked into it a bit, I was pretty strongly opposed to it.
The researchers agree with the New Atheists that suspension of analytical thinking - at the wrong time - can be dangerous, and point to the historical use of religious differences to persecute or fight wars.
While my nonbelief should make me more sympathetic to the "new atheists" - Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris - I recommend Karen Armstrong's "The Case for God" over any of those others' writings on religion.
Ravi Zacharias credits Friedrich Nietzsche with unsparingly investigating the logical implications of willing God out of the universe, whereas the new atheists only skim the surface for all their belligerence. Like Dostoyevsky's protagonist, Nietzsche ...
... in the publishing wake of a slew of best sellers by the New Atheists, such as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, more and more scholars are beginning to assess and explore the history of unbelief in the United ...
The new atheist or freethinking revolution would not have happened the way it did a few years ago had it not been for the social civil movements other marginalised populations mobilised for in the past.
As a new atheist community has grown online, it's faced charges of racism, Islamophobia, and misogyny. The comment section of the film's YouTube trailer is predictably fraught with clashing opinions about religion, and O'Haver says he kind of forgot he ...
... Manufactures Fear of Muslims; and Carl Ernst (Ed), Islamophobia in America: The Anatomy of Intolerance; and to which we must add Terry Eagleton's exquisite dismantling of the New Atheists, Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate.
Eventually that went away when I started reading all of the "new atheist" authors - Dawkins, Hitchens, and Dennett, that was when I fully embraced it.
The argument that I have with New Atheist is that atheism is a lack of belief. But atheism is not a lack of belief. It's a different kind of belief.
While Dawkins, Harris, and other New Atheists (most famously the late Christopher Hitchens, also one of Bissonnette's "likes") have preached a secular gospel of scientific rationality and hostility toward religion, their harshest criticism has been ...
I want to talk about P.C. culture precisely because we have a really hard time talking about P.C. culture. Hell, I feel like we've been arguing about it since the term was coined in the '90s through today.
He has demonstrated a particular interest in the issues raised by the new atheists and by the supposed conflict between religion and the sciences.
The truth is that Pullman, an intellectual and educator moving in many of the same sort of circles as the New Atheists who have dominated much of our public discussions of religion, is about as far removed from the likes of Richard Dawkins as it is ...
The wave of writing from aggressive New Atheists has helped to create the impression that Christianity has been discredited.
When I was a boy, so long ago the New Atheists were young men, atheism was sold to us in many a science fiction book as freedom from the sexual repression that was killing us all.
He destroyed it with history, deftly observing that the horrors of the twentieth century were the fault not of theocrats (as the New Atheists repeatedly insist) but of relativists. Murderous authoritarianism, Novak said, assaulted the truth long before ...


 

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