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World Atheist Day 2024

23rd March 2024

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Blog 140: Atheism & Enlightenment

Our Atheism is Inspired by the Enlightenment David Rand 2022-06-21 Our organization, Atheist Freethinkers, has two main goals: defend the rights of atheists and promote secularism. These goals are not independent of each other, because one of the purposes of

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Blog 134: Short Dialogue: We Are Born Atheists

Pierre Marchand 2022-01-19 Atheist: Did you know that all children are atheists at birth? Believer: Hum. No, I’ve never thought about it. But no, certainly not mine. A: Oh really? So they were born already baptised and knew their prayers?

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Blog 132: Conversation with a Believer

Pierre Marchand 2021-12-23 Atheism is indefensible. Belief is essential. That remains to be seen. At least, atheists do not doom those who think differently from them to an eternity of torture. But have you ever seriously asked yourself the question,

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Blog 131: The Differences Between Atheism and Religion

Pierre Marchand 2021-12-19 No indoctrination Atheists do not indoctrinate their children from early childhood like most religions do. They do not have a course on Ethics and Atheistic Culture in school. Instead, they teach them to think for themselves. They

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2021-12-11: Introduction to Atheism

The following is the content of an on-line talk given 11th December 2021. The PDF version of the presentation is also available. Introduction to Atheism 11th December 2021 On-line Talk by David Rand President, Atheist Freethinkers atheism = a +

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Blog 127: Morality Without God?

Pierre Marchand 2021-12-01 Is religion the source of morality? Many believe it, as Dostoyevsky who, in The Brothers Karamazov, says that if God does not exist then everything is allowed. It is therefore the sacred texts, especially the Bible in

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World Atheist Day 2021

23rd March 2021 The International Coalition of Ex-Muslims and Atheist Republic have established the 23rd of March of each year as #AtheistDay in order to normalise atheism, defend the basic right to freedom from religion, and to stand in solidarity

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Global Atheist News 2021

“Global Atheist News” is a periodic news service of FreeThought Productions by John Richards. (G.A.N. was previously affiliated with Atheist Alliance International, AAI) Global Atheist News: Full Reports 2021-02-20 2021-01-30 2021-01-23 2021-01-16 2021-01-02, introducing Global Atheist News David Rand is

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2021-01-30, Global Atheist News, D.R., transcript

David Rand 2021-01-30 Supreme Court rejects appeal in Catholic sex-abuse case In a case involving four men who were sexually abused in the 1950s at Mount Cashel orphanage operated by the Christian Brothers in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the Supreme Court

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2021-01-16, Global Atheist News, D.R., transcript

David Rand 2021-01-16 (This installment was originally scheduled for January 9th but was delayed until January 16th.) The big news from Canada in January 2021 is the court challenge to Bill 21 before Quebec Superior Court. Bill 21 was adopted

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World Atheist Day 2020

23rd March 2020 This year, 2020, we are not organizing any particular event. The coronavirus crisis prevents us from doing so. While we wait for next year, here are a few links about this important day for us atheists. AFT

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