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Top Ten Signs You’re a Fundamentalist Christian

1. You actually know a lot less than many atheists do about the Bible, Christianity, and church history - but still call yourself a Christian.

Why Are Educated People More Likely to Be Atheists?

The more education a person receives, the more likely they are to become atheists. Non belief also increases with intelligence and income.

Fundamentalist Religion Will Destroy The World

The deluded religious belief that any people or nation or church is a “chosen” people is the root of almost all our troubles.

Ten Contradictions Theists Just Can’t Stop Making

It is frustrating that the myth that one needs to believe in the supernatural to live ethically persists in the face of evidence to the…

Christianity: 12 Painful Facts

Fact 7: Almost all of the myths and moral philosophies attributed to Jesus can be found in earlier mythologies and philosophies.

It’s official: Religions have divided, not united people, for over 2,000 years

A new study of archaeological sites dating back to 700BC contradicts a long-held belief that religion united early state societies.

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.

Frank Sinatra’s 1963 Playboy interview shows he resented organized religion

Over 25,000 organized religions flourish on this planet, but the followers of each think all the others are miserably misguided.

Holy Horrors: Religious slaughter through the centuries

Without religion, divisions would blur with passing generations; children would adapt to new times, mingle, intermarry, forget ancient wounds.

Retired priest: ‘Hell’ was invented by the church to control people with fear

Religion is always in the control business, and that’s something people don’t really understand. It’s in a guilt-producing control business.