Posts Tagged ‘ Violence ’

Violence in the Name of Atheism? Absurd Nonsense

January 13, 2012

My previous post rejected the idea that atheists deserve to be known as “angry” and “fundamentalist.” These are baseless and inaccurate terms often penned by critics unduly burdened by presuppositions. Another claim religious apologists make is that modern tyrannical regimes perpetrated “violence in the name of atheism.” In a 2006…

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Sam Harris: 3 Principles of Self-Defense

November 15, 2011

Neuroscientist and author Sam Harris is currently writing a short book on the illusion of free will. He briefly covered the topic in The Moral Landscape, and has posted on the subject here, here and here. I’ve read a little on the issue – Daniel Dennett’s book Freedom Evolves, and…

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