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How myths destroy gods

It is uncontroversial that the Sumerians invented their pantheon of gods and their elegant myth explaining the creation of the world. They believed the goddess Nammu gave birth to her husband Anki. Th...

How to keep your kids thinking straight

You want your kids to grow up sensible, right? You’re educated and have experience of the world, and this has led you to choose the best political party. You know better than your five-year-old ...

How a clown-god fails Christians

Let’s be honest, God is not a star when it comes to the brains department. Apparently, within days of creation, he was outwitted by a crafty snake. Soon everything went pear-shaped and he regret...

Is slavery wrong?

Recently a Muslim asked me, “Why is it bad to own slaves?” It’s a good question and it needs an answer. What religions tell us Both Christians and Muslims can answer this question fr...

Are you creative?

WINNERS ANNOUNCED December 12, 2018 Congratulations to our WINNERS! Jason Gregory (first prize), Dominic Omenai and William Murdick. Very many thanks to everyone who submitted slogans and to our exter...

Summons served on the Government of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

On October 25, the High Court of Akwa Ibom State, formally served a summons on the Government of Akwa Ibom state in Nigeria.  The suit was brought by our affiliate, the Atheist Society of Nigeria (ASN...

The AAI Interviews: Dr Lauryn Oates

John Richards interviews Dr Lauryn Oates. Lauryn is a Human Rights activist turned Education Organizer for the Taliban conflict zone of Afghanistan.

The AAI Interviews: Aron Ra

John Richards interviews atheist, author, anti-creationist, and pro-science activist, Aron Ra.

Why Christianity’s most important story is 100% wrong

Christianity’s most important story set in the Garden of Eden, tells us that God left innocent humans, who had no knowledge of good and evil, in the company of a crafty serpent. God told the hum...

Unravelling the human story

Deep in the Altai Mountains of Siberia lies a cave filled with unimaginable treasure, not silver or gold but genetic treasure that reveals the complex and fascinating story of our species, and that of...

How we know Genesis is the work of men

God is immaterial—made of nothing, indivisible and everywhere at the same time. He doesn’t eat, sleep or get sick. He knows everything and is more intelligent than we can ever imagine. God had n...

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