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Happy Birthday, My Brother, Mubarak Bala!

Mubarak, today is your birthday but I cannot talk to you. I don’t even know where you are and nor does your wife or your children or any of the people who love you and respect you. But we are thinking...

Iran Executes Father of Two for Drinking

Quran 47:15 says there are rivers of water that do not alter, rivers of milk that never change their taste and rivers of wines that are very delicious to those who drink. There are also rivers of hone...

Refuting The Gloom and Doom of Christianity

Christianity sees the world as irredeemably fallen and man as inherently broken. The Age of Enlightenment challenged this notion and recognized and promoted the fact that humans have made immense prog...

Why Counter-Apologetics? An Introduction to Apologetics and It’s Methods

Apologetics, from the Greek word apologia meaning “speaking in defense”, is a system of argumentation in defense of religious doctrine from criticism. In Christianity, apologetics has been used since ...

Welcome New AAI Board Members

Our affiliates have spoken! We had a huge seven board seats to be decided by our affiliate members in our end of June elections. Congratulations to the successful candidates and a very warm welcome to...

Fishers of humanity

Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. ~ Matthew 4:19 If you’re an avid fisherman, you understand the importance of two things: If you want to catch them, you have to have the right lure, tech...

This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like

“Show us what democracy looks like!” “This is what democracy looks like!” This is one of the many chants that were repeated at a Black Lives Matter protest and sit in that I attended...

Is the West Built on Christian Values?

Christianity is about obedience and authority (even submission to worldly authority which is assigned by God), not freedom. The Abrahamic God is a tyrant. Scripture says nothing about democracy and Ch...

Mubarak—45 Days in Custody

It is now 45 days since Mubarak Bala was arrested on suspicion of blasphemy in Kaduna, Nigeria. Apart from a brief ‘phone call with his lawyer on April 29, and contrary to Mubarak’s guaran...

Safety First! / الأمان أولا / Utamakan-Keselamatan-Diri / নিরাপত্তা-প্রথম / La Sécurité D’abord / اول ایمنی / Önce Güvenlik / احتیاط سب سے پہلے

Available below in:  العربية / Bahasa (Indonesian & Melayu) / বাংলা / Français / فارسی / Türkçe / اردو Recently, AAI’s Atheist Support Network has received a number of requests from people in Isla...

GHOSTS in the BRAIN

Paranormal investigator and magician, Joe Nickell, of the Center for Inquiry has noted on many occasions that when he first got into solving claims of the paranormal, he thought friends and family wou...

Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?

Did thought create the universe? We can probably all agree there is a universe, or at least SOMETHING. There at least seems to be thoughts being thought about that something. We know our thoughts and ...