Tag Archives: atheism and religion

Ask an Atheist: Is atheism dependent on religion?

Logically, it is up to believers in god(s) to make a positive case for belief in their god(s) to the exclusion of all others. That typically is a tough hurdle, which is why so many defenders of particular god(s) prefer to restrict their argument to their faith vs none at all atheism, rather than a far slipperier comparative religion defense.

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Can atheism be called a religion?

I’m writing this a few weeks after the original discussion of the question took place. I'm also writing this soon after the death of Pete Seeger, who was an atheist the last time I heard him talk live, about 25 years ago.

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