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NSS no longer affirms atheism

At its AGM on 14 December, the National Secular Society (NSS) voted

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Girl Guides Drop the Pledge to a God – Some Christian Leaders Not Happy!

Christian Girl Guide leaders plan to defy the organisation’s leadership in dropping the pledge to a god in the the Girl Guides’ promise. As reported earlier on in the year in a bid to be more inclusive and to encourage wider membership in the organisation Girl Guiding UK planned to drop the pleadge to “love […]

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HIV Patients Told by Pentecostal Pastors ‘to rely on God’

Please read this report from the BBC, and then comment. I am still too angry to say much except point to our detractors who keep asking “What’s the Harm!” and wanting to yell at them! It’s no wonder every time I see the word “pastor” I see the phrase “personnification of evil!”  

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UK Guides Drop God from Promise

The Girl Guides in the UK have dropped the reference to ‘god’ from thier promise. This follows consultation which revealed that the organisation needed to be more open to those of other faiths and none. This is definite progress, and we look forward to see if the Guide’s fellow organisation Scouting UK also changes following […]

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Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality

Book review

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Poll – Is It OK For Prime Minister To ‘Do God’ In Public

The Guardian has asked the question, following David Cameron’s Easter reception, where even devout Christian, Tony Blair, wouldn’t do this…did God. He quoted the Book of Luke and spoke of a ‘Christian Fightback and so The Guardian has asked the question: Is it OK for a Prime Minister to ‘Do God’ in public? Now I’m […]

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Remove God reference from Guide promise – Please sign petition

The Girl Guides in the UK have indicated that they may drop the religous element of their “Promise” that all of its members have to make in order to join. This is following complaints made by non-religious parents (and their children). Whilst the Promise is optional, Guides who do not take the Promise are ineligible for […]

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Angry at nothing

“Anger at God common, even among atheists”

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Arguments for the existence of a god debunked part 3

The next topic in our series of debunking arguments.

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Arguments for the existence of a god debunked part 2

Arguments for the existence of a god Part 2 – The Argument from Fulfilled Prophecy Continuing our examination of why people believe in the existence of a god and the arguments put forward as to why everyone should believe. Many people will cite that a prophecy that was written down long ago in a holy […]