Tag Archives: atheism

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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Freedom of conscience far from global

For some years the International Humanist and Ethical Union has compiled an annual Freedom of Thought Report, and their 2013 edition surveyed 194 countries, ranking them by how tolerant they are of nonbelievers.

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Did your absentee father make you an atheist?

(RNS) “I am certainly not predicting that every atheist is the result of one hypothesis, much less mine,” said Catholic psychologist Paul C. Vitz. “I am just saying there is a tendency for more things to go together than you’d expect normally.”

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