An interesting take on young converts to atheism

This article from The Atlantic has some surprising findings about young people who ‘convert’ to atheism. To quote the penultimate paragraph: “These students were, above all else, idealists who longed for authenticity, and having failed to find it in their … Continue reading

Faitheist! An insult if ever there was one

Chris Stedman is an ex-Christian now atheist who is not happy with the toxic atheist movement. He’s written a book about how, even as an atheist, he feels more at home with the religious. It’s called Faitheist: How an Atheist … Continue reading

Necessary conditions for atheism?

Maverick Philosopher has some interesting thoughts on the preconditions for atheism based on his reflections on the following quotation: “He alone can be an atheist who has never experienced a glimpse, or who has been caught and become embedded in … Continue reading

De Botton’s vacuous religion

An excerpt from a review of Alain de Botton’s Religion for Atheists: Despite its striking description of the symptoms of the modern malaise, Religion for Atheists fails to address the cause of the disease. De Botton tries to re-pot the … Continue reading