Monthly Archives: January 2014

‘An Atheist’s History of Belief’ unfaithful to its title – Los Angeles Times

‘An Atheist’s History of Belief’ unfaithful to its title
Los Angeles Times
Science is, um, agnostic on this, suggesting that, while the brain does not have a specific “God spot,” there are neuropsychological factors to spirituality. And yet, Kneale argues, faith (or religion) is more broadly social, a matter of movements as

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Buddhist priest Domyo Burk, based in Cedar Mill, writes guide to Zen living – The Oregonian

Buddhist priest Domyo Burk, based in Cedar Mill, writes guide to Zen living
The Oregonian
In 2000, she received her master’s degree in wildlife science from Oregon State University, but decided to pursue Zen meditation instead. (β€œIt was not a popular decision with my parents, who had helped me pay for Reed,” she said.) Burk never dreamed

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American Atheists pointing billboard at Super Bowl viewers. – Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
On Wednesday, American Atheists launched a new billboard near Metlife Stadium that appeals to football fans with a dig at prayer. It is believed to be the first-ever atheist-sponsored ad aimed at a Super Bowl audience. The billboard features a priest
Atheist Billboard Placed at Super Bowl Site: Right or Wrong?The Hollywood Gossip

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Author Hitchens highlights the dark side of human history – Truro Daily News

Author Hitchens highlights the dark side of human history
Truro Daily News
He says, β€œI now know enough about all religions to know that I would always be an infidel at all times and in all places, but my particular atheism is a Protestant atheism” (P. 11). Instead of the Bible being the source of all truth, for him it is

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