Why the Latest Study Showing 'Religious' Children are Less Moral is Just Bad Science

Tahir Nasser | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK
Tahir Nasser

Word is out. Belief in God will make your children less moral people, so say researchers from the University of Chicago. It's hit the news too, and looking at the comments sections, boy, those un-judgmental atheists are really showing how humble they can be.

The Big Christmas Boycott

Kylie Barton | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kylie Barton

The commercialisation of Christmas is one of the biggest swindles of our time. The holiday is supposed to be about giving to those in need, and about cherishing what we have, more importantly who we have.

Confused Bristol Palin Accuses Richard Dawkins Of 'Defending' 9/11 Jihadists

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Distinguished Oxford Professor Richard Dawkins has faced some erudite adversaries during his career. Bristol Palin, offshoot of erstwhile ...

My Challenge to Richard Dawkins and Jonathan Sacks: Why Both Atheists And Religious People Are Wrong

Dr Michael Arnheim | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK
Dr Michael Arnheim

The age-old battle between atheism and organised religion has recently reached fever pitch, with both sides screaming their lungs out. But, which is r...

Fox News Presenter Blames Virginia Shooting On Atheism

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

Fox News presenter Bill O’Reilly reacted to the WDBJ shootings on his Thursday show, concluding the latest tragedy in America’s cyclone of gun-rel...

Atheist Blogger Who Rallied Against Extremism Is Beheaded In Bangladesh

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK

An atheist blogger has been murdered in a horrifying attack in Bangladesh - the fourth secular writer to be killed by suspected Islamist militants thi...

Miracle Cures and Playing God - Because Somebody has to.

Paul Beaumont | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK
Paul Beaumont

In reality, Christians merely make excuses for God's inactivity. The truth is that God is no longer in the miracle business, and nor was he ever, in all probability.

Dawkins 'Not An Atheist' Says Christian Building A 'Noah's Ark'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Richard Dawkins is "not an atheist," according to a young Earth creationist who is currently building a life-size Noah's Ark. Ken Ham, fou...

Evangelical Reality TV Star Reveals: 'There's No Such Thing As An Atheist'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- A US reality TV star revealed on Monday that atheists don't exist. Si Robertson, who appears on the popular TV show “Duck Dynasty,” to...

Another Senseless Murder With Impunity for 'Blasphemy'

Andrew Copson | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK
Andrew Copson

Early on Tuesday morning, Ananta Bijoy Das was hacked to death in a public street for the crime of not believing in God - and being willing to say so publicly. Ananta had been on a list of atheist bloggers produced by Islamist political parties in 2013...

Yet Another Secular Blogger Has Been Hacked To Death In Bangladesh

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK

Warning: Graphic Images Another blogger has been hacked to death in Bangladesh - the third such fatal attack in as many months. Ananta Bijoy Das...

My Atheism Was Ridiculed - Which is Fine with Me

Chris Rooney | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Chris Rooney

We all know that mocking someone's religion - especially in polite social situations - is taboo. When it comes to someone's 'unbelief', however, it se...

How Faith Survives the Crushing Weight of Rationality

Paul Beaumont | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK
Paul Beaumont

As I write this, people in Nepal are pulling out the broken bodies of their loved ones from the pulverised remains of their buildings, amongst the stench of death in the aftermath of a 7.8 Richter scale earthquake.

When Opposites Attract: Are Successful Relationships Dependent on Shared Values or Not?

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

Is a vegetarian being in a relationship with a meat-eater like a non-smoker being in a relation with a smoker; or an atheist being in relation with a theist; or a woman being in a relationship with a sexist?

Britain Is One Of The Least Religious Countries In The World

PA | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK

The UK is among the least religious countries in the world, with less than a third of Britons identifying as religious, according to a new poll. In...

Terminally Ill Clive James Says 'God Has No Leg To Stand On'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

There will be no deathbed conversion for Clive James. The author and poet, who is terminally ill with emphysema and leukemia, gave an extraordinary in...

A Letter to My 18 Month Old on Women's Day

Zubin Madon | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Zubin Madon

Do not shackle yourself to gender centric paradigms of a hypocritical society; do not scuttle your dreams for ascendancy of your "natural role" (for want of a better euphemism) as a mother or a wife.

There's Now An Atheist Helpline

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Former believers struggling with the realisation that Bronze Age teachings might not be the best guide for modern life can now contact a h...

Atheist Blogger Hacked To Death For 'Crime Against Islam'

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK

A prominent atheist blogger who advocated secularism and was known for speaking out against religious extremism has been hacked to death. Banglade...

Richard Dawkins Says Children Must Be Protected From Their Religious Parents

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins has argued that children with religious parents must be protected from indoctrination. Dawkins expressed concern...

Richard Dawkins Reckons Video That 'Demolishes Atheism In One Minute' Is Pathetic

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

Richard Dawkins has laid into a viral Facebook video that claims to "demolish atheism in one minute" using a scene of a woman at the dentist. In th...

Chapel Hill Victim's Father Blames Anti-Muslim Rhetoric In The Media

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Fundraised For Syrian Refugees And Helped The Homeless Chapel Hill Muslim Students Murdered 'Over Parking Disp...

'From Stephen Fry's Position Of Atheism There Is No Hope For The Future'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

Last week famed atheist Stephen Fry stunned audiences by declaring if there were a God he would be “utterly, utterly evil.” The 57-year-old wa...

Sorry Religion But Stephen Fry Is Spot On: Why Would Anyone Idolise A God Like This?

Duncan Lindsay | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK
Duncan Lindsay

For me, the question of whether or not God is real is not the point of this discussion but the pinnacle message that should be taken from what Fry so eloquently said is that, were God real, why would we want to worship such an entity?

Social Media What a Strange Beast.

Clive Norman | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clive Norman

Some are very relaxed and comfortable with their religious stance and are equally happy to befriend an atheist such as myself. I regularly espouse on my timeline my disdain for religion, but can of course separate the religion from the person.