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Christchurch

I sit here shocked, horrified and saddened at the shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand. AAI friends will know I am no fan of any religion but violence is no way to resolve the differences between us...

Free Nasrin Sotoudeh

Another day, another outrageous action by a Muslim country against human rights. This time it is Iran. Nasrin Sotoudeh, a well respected human rights lawyer, was sentenced to 38 years in prison and 14...

The God Delusion, now FREE in Arabic

Recognizing the difficulty many Muslims have accessing books on skepticism,  atheism and evolution, Richard Dawkins is making his most popular titles available for FREE DOWNLOAD in Arabic, Urdu, Farsi...

Christianity: Dim, Dark & Disturbing

Christianity has its dark side. Such as people who are convinced there are witches who must be killed or demons that must be exorcized, even though ‘exorcism’ can harm or, even kill people...

Four responses to Biblical slavery

You know slavery is profoundly wrong and you believe God is the only source of objective morality. You discover that God in the Bible permits holding slaves. He permits you to buy and sell slaves, to ...

Debating believers—a masterclass in under 900 words

If you’re an atheist, there’s a very good chance you have spent time debating believers. Here are my top tips to make these discussions more productive. The basics Start by remembering bel...

Do you have to be stupid to believe in God?

When I hear atheists saying people have to be stupid to believe in God, I am reminded of Christians who say you can’t have morals without God. Both statements are crass because the evidence is a...

Where have all the women gone?

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun’s race to freedom, coming so soon after a Saudi hit squad was dispatched to Istanbul to kill Jamal Khashoggi at the Kingdom’s Embassy, could not have been better tim...

Why heaven could be hell

If there is eternal life and you sign up for it, you’ve signed a contract with no termination clause. No matter what happens to you, there is no way out. You can’t change your mind. Your c...

Say goodbye to Christianity in 2019

If you are a Christian, there is a lot that you have to take on faith; was Jesus born of a virgin? Did Jesus die and resurrect? Did Jesus ascend to heaven? Is Jesus alive today? You have no way of kno...

AAI Atheist Calendar 2019

There are plenty of calendars on sale featuring kittens or mountains but calendars with atheist aphorisms and memes are as rare as hen’s teeth. Not anymore! AAI has produced an atheist calendar ...

How myths undermine God

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...