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Book Review: The World’s Biggest Lie

Recently an AAI follower, Andrew McQuinn, contacted the blog to ask if AAI would review his new book The World’s Biggest Lie: A Trial for Truth. While McQuinn is not a historian or religious scholar—t...

Greek Court Recognises Atheism as Ground for Asylum

Ali (not his real name), was born to a Sunni Muslim family in Pakistan. He grew up a practicing Muslim but, in 2015, horrified and repulsed by the Taliban’s atrocities against innocents, he left Islam...

Michael Sherlock – Early Buddhism – God, gods & Other Religions

The belief in an eternal soul was, and remains, antithetical to the aim underscoring Buddha’s ‘Four Noble Truths’, i.e., it perpetuates dukkha by fostering the delusional clinging to, and craving for,...

Atheist woman among the favorites to be the next Governor of Puerto Rico

Tomorrow is a very important day, not only because it is a general election day in the United States of America and its territories, but because tomorrow the atheist community makes history once again...

Atheists Before Darwin

In his 1986 book The Blind Watchmaker, Richard Dawkins expressed his position that he couldn’t imagine being an atheist before Darwin. As it happens, there were atheists before Darwin, and theor...

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...

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...

Can you feel God in your heart?

If you ask people why they believe in God, most will give you a reason derived from logic (however, tortured and broken it may be) but a sizable minority, ignore logic and rely entirely on their feeli...

The Apprentice

Part 3: The Apprentice AAI’s work in Uganda and their billboard campaign in Guatemala, inspired me to think about how critical thinking skills could be promoted in my home country, India. These campai...

Six things atheists do wrong

Atheists, if you aim to help believers reconsider and, perhaps, revise their unwarranted beliefs, there are some things you should be aware of. Insulting believers will not make them realize they are ...

Why the First Cause is a Lost Cause

Every effect we have observed in nature has a cause. We have extrapolated from that incomplete data set the idea that it’s reasonable to assume that EVERY effect must have a cause and we’ve named this...

The Program

Combatting India’s godmen Part I: The Program Almost 1 in 5 of the people on the planet live in India. India is a land one third the size of the USA but with almost four and a half times more pe...

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