"On Sunday evening I gave a talk at Revolution NYC in Brooklyn. In the talk I attempted to clarify the nature of religion and its abolition in Christianity. My hope was to provide an outline of the project I am committed to. A project that stands opposed to so much of the presently existing church…" http://peterrollins.net/blog/?p=1269
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‘The Non-Existence of God’ is an excellent introducctory text on philosophy of religion. Richard Spencer has a very good interview with the book’s author, discussing both refutations of arguments for theism and proposing some arguments for atheism. A very good antidote to the bullshit being peddled by the ignorant army of newspaper columnists who think every issue is 50/50.
Atheists, Believers & The Secular — Some atheists are denouncing religion, while others still crave a sense of the sacred even though they don’t believe in God. Do atheists have something to learn from religion?
What aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton suggests a "religion for atheists" — call it Atheism 2.0 — that incorporates religious forms and traditions to satisfy our human need for connection, ritual and transcendence.