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Let’s outgrow fairy tales

Most politicians invoke the deities. Supernaturalism pervades our species, consuming billions of person-hours and trillions of dollars.

Hitler Was a Christian

History is currently being distorted by the millions of Christians who lie to have us believe that the Holocaust was not a Christian deed.

The Dark Side of Christian History: The Inquisition and Slavery

The Inquisition took countless human lives in Europe and around the world as it followed in the wake of missionaries.

10 myths – and 10 Truths – About Atheism

Atheists are often imagined to be intolerant, immoral, depressed, blind to the beauty of nature and dogmatically closed to evidence of the supernatural.

The Horrors of the Church and Its Holy Inquisition

Dressed as black-robed fiends with black cowls over their heads, Inquisitors could extract confessions from just about anyone.

Everyone’s a skeptic – about other religions

Religion is an extremely touchy topic. Church members often become angry if anyone questions their supernatural dogmas.

The Problem of Evil

For thinking people, there's only one possible answer to the age-old problem of evil: The all-loving Father proclaimed by many faiths cannot exist.

Ancient history suggests that atheism is as natural to humans as religion

Despite being written out of large parts of history, atheists thrived in the polytheistic societies of the ancient world – a new study suggests.

Christianity and its Persecutions of Pagans

All pagan, and non-Catholic belief was illegal, and the death penalty was reintroduced. People were no longer free to chose their faith.

Did historical Jesus really exist? The evidence just doesn’t add up

Did Jesus of Nazareth walk the earth? There are good reasons to doubt Jesus’ historical existence – if not to think it outright improbable.

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