I do indeed celebrate Christmas, though obviously as a secular holiday. So as the mood takes me, Christmas tree and decorations go up, and I play Christmas albums and movies all the rest.Read More »
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What forms or methods of personal growth and living into your values work for you? I believe we all seek inner peace, but sometimes the only language I know to express my growth is hard for atheists to understand because of differences of understanding those words.Read More »
How do you feel about billboards constructed by atheists that openly attack faith? I'm in support of any message that encourages people to explore beliefs — or unbeliefs, as the case may be — but not at the sake of attacking what others practice. What are your thoughts?Read More »
In this edition of Ask an Atheist, a reader asks about free will, ethical grounding, suffering and the Ring of Gyges. Jim Downard responds with brief, but thoughtful, answers.Read More »
Writer Jim Downard responds to the first question from our "Ask An Atheist" feature. A reader asks, "What's the difference between an atheist and a new atheist?"Read More »
According to the Religion Stylebook an atheist is, "A person who does not believe in God or other supernatural forces. Some people make a distinction between “weak atheism” (the idea that evidence doesn’t support a belief in God) and “strong atheism” (being convinced that God does not exist)."
It's a definition that invites questions.Read More »