“Philosophers of the caliber of Nietzsche made the effort
to understand what animates genuine religious belief…
These days, philosophical acumen has been replaced
by cheap jokes about the sexuality of nuns”
With this in mind, let us consider the specific examples offered by Daniel Dennett: Al Queda and Hamas terrorism is still Islam’s responsibility—this is tricky since the problem that Islam has in dealing with terrorism in its name is the doctrine of abrogation whereby the peaceful proclamations of the early preaching of Muhammad are abrogated by his later militant preaching.
True Freethinker now presents various famous atheist quotes, not so famous atheist quotes and infamous atheist quotes and, for good measure, a few quotes about atheists and atheism by non-atheists (aatheists?)
True Freethinker will now consider that claiming to base their comments on the very latest astronomical data, some atheists argue that humanity is, on a cosmic scale, insignificant. Following are some examples of this sentiment:
Dr. Steve Weinberg,
The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.
Daniel Dennett, professor of philosophy at Tufts University and author of Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon is part of a sect of atheists who believe that it is child abuse to raise one's children according to one's faith.
Let us consider the common view of atheism as being anti-religion and also how atheism ties in with the Illuminati.
Apparently, due to Dan Brown's book "Angels and Demons" and the corresponding movie there is occurring a feverish internet search for information about the Illuminati. Some popular searches for the Illuminati are interesting and some amusing. Some examples are:
Considering the recent events pertaining to the murder of the abortionist George Tiller it seemed timely to revisit and repost this essay from True Freethinker's vaults which pertains to Richard Dawkins, abortion, terrorism, Christianity and radical Islam. In his book The God Delusion (read it for free here good for using the Ctrl+F function) Professor Richard Dawkins correlates Christians and Islamic terrorists with specific mentions of the Taliban, Osama bin Laden and the perpetrators of the London
An Atheist New World Order - A One World Atheist Religion Following on the steps of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778, who conceived of a civil religion) and Auguste Comte (1798-1857, who conceived of a religion of humanity), the New Atheists tear down Christianity and seek to build their church in the rubble. Daniel Dennett stated:
Have you heard the saying, "If it's true, it's not new; and if it's new, it's not true?" Well, the "New Atheists" fit the bill-they are not new, and they are not representing what is true.
Part 1: Who Are The New Atheists? and What Are Their Claims?
Part 2: What Is Their Appeal? and What Is The New Atheist Movement?
Part 3: An Atheist New World Order - A One World Atheist Religion
Part 4: Is The New Atheist Movement Dead? and Let Us Heed Their Words
On Jihad and Abortion Having written on Prof. Richard Dawkins' untenable correlation between Islamic terrorists and "Christian" abortion "doctor" murderers I was particularly interested in the following statement by Sam Harris: