News and Links for Atheists: Dawkins, Tyson, Druyan, Stenger, Grothe’ by CFI

VIDEO: ‘Dawkins, Tyson, Druyan, Stenger, Grothe’ by Center For Inquiry

God vs. Science

Francis Collins versus Richard Dawkins. Let’s get ready to ruuuuumble!

Atheists sue to keep ‘In God We Trust’ off Capitol Visitor Center

Christian group’s billboards denounce separation of church, state

Creationism question in ‘misleading’ science GCSE

Thousands of teenagers sitting a test last month were required to outline how the controversial theory is used to explain the origins of life.

They were asked to place the strict Biblical theory alongside Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.

The folly of pretence by Daniel Dennett: We must not preserve the myth of God – it was a useful crutch, but we’ve outgrown it

A response to this follows…

You’d better believe it by Carlo Strenger: Daniel Dennett argues that many religious people don’t truly believe. But though I sympathise, it’s a case of wishful thinking

And finally…

The comfort of your convictions by Julian Baggini: Anyone who values the truth should be wary of throwing a protective cloak over ideas, making them immune from criticism

Why the “New Atheists” are Right-Wing on Foreign Policy


The Trouble with the New Atheists: Part II

If you’re familiar with the argument used by Dawkins and other (in)famous atheists–that even moderate religion and intolerance of criticism of religion allows safe harbor for the extremists–the above articles take on a more interesting light.

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