Sunday, December 24, 2006

The 2nd Annual Atheist Coming Out Day

Jesus wasn't born today, but it is the birthday of the Second Annual Atheist Coming Out Day.

The L.A. Times has a nice article dispelling the Top 10 Atheist Myths written by Sam Harris.

Top 10 Myths according to Sam Harris

  1. Atheists believe that life is meaningless.
  2. Atheism is responsible for the greatest crimes in human history.
  3. Atheism is dogmatic.
  4. Atheists think everything in the universe arose by chance.
  5. Atheism has no connection to science.
  6. Atheists are arrogant.
  7. Atheists are closed to spiritual experience.
  8. Atheists believe that there is nothing beyond human life and human understanding.
  9. Atheists ignore the fact that religion is extremely beneficial to society.
  10. Atheism provides no basis for morality.

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