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Prior to the formation of Chinese civilisation and the spread of world religions in the region known today as East Asia (which includes the territorial boundaries of modern-day China), local tribes shared animistic, shamanic and totemic worldviews.

Atheist wants debate to cost Christian author $100,000 – Atheist Richard Dawkins says he isn’t as much concerned with what he would get if he accepts a challenge to debate Ray Comfort as with what it would cost the Christian author … the Banana Man to PART with $100,000 of his money …

Answer to Job | Slate Star Codex – And that’s why I’d rather the atheist position is correct, I’d rather blame random physical laws for my troubles than some creator. It’s kind of like the difference between a ticket machine malfunctioning and a person behind the counter being obstreperous.

Evangelical pastor and Internet celebrity Joshua Feuerstein lives in a bubble. It’s a bubble so encapsulating, he can’t see how irrational it is to challenge his ideological opponents to prove a negative.

$100,000 ATHEIST CHALLENGE: Can YOU prove him wrong‘The Most Dangerous Man in the European Union’ – It’s a remarkable metamorphosis for a man who was once a student champion of democracy, a fiery left-wing atheist, and a youth so poor he … applications in …

Last year, activist Helen Mitzman made a $100,000 matching offer to American Atheists. Whatever they could raise in a year, up to that amount, she would personally match. American Atheists (and donors everywhere) met that challenge. …

For African American children, the statistics are far more stark; they have the highest rates of gun-related homicides in the country—3 1/2 for every 100,000, …

Religion in Israel is a central feature of the country and plays a major role in shaping Israeli culture and lifestyle, and religion has played a central role in Israel’s history.

A couple of days ago, a 21 year-old student asked me: “Is it a contradiction of terms to be a Humanist but not an Atheist?” I replied approximately as follows:

Atheist World Map In 2015, Dr. J. Gordon Melton said about the atheist movement (organized atheism) that atheism is not a movement which tends to create community, but in the last few years there has been some growth of organized atheism. Atheist billboard calls church ‘fake news’ – Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click