Richard Dawkins has publicly condemned the murders Barakat was a second-year dental student at the University of North Carolina
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Some of us, especially stand-up comedians, can oftentimes find ourselves submerged in puddles as we wade through our sets in dark underground basements just trying to make sense of the world. And using language we believe to know well.
To hate a religion according to Andrew Brown is to hate religious believers. To the point you want to make them victims. My hatred of religion for endorsing slavery makes me apparently hate modern religious believers, which is equivalent to rascism.
You see Mr Pickles, the Scots understand a pluralistic, religiously diverse country better than you do. The Irony is we might just be about to lose them because you do not understand what did make Britain a nation.
As Aurelius states if there is such a being that comprehends like us virtue and the good life then they will understand my conclusions. I will not live my life fearing an unjust celestial being that needs appeasing by frivolous tokens of submission to outrages gestures. My intention is to try and live a good life without such an entity.
As an atheist I deny that theism has proved there is a God and the evidence suggests such a beings existence is doubtful (not impossible) - though I base it more on religion being clearly the work of fallible human imagination.
In some ways us bloggers are parasites feeding off the labours of others then giving our spin on it to suit either our opinions and those that may follow us - in under 800 words. How we do this is not governed by any particular media code of ethics.
Britain's first atheist church held its inaugural meeting on Sunday, gathering at a former church in North London to sing
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If Christians, Ahmadis, atheists and Muslims who believe in religious freedom, mutual respect and pluralism stand up for each other, we can defeat the preachers of hate.