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New Age Atheism: The New Frontier of Scientific Ideology

There is criteria which one should follow in order to be a neoatheist:

*Understanding science, religion, supernatural and atheism
~Science is trying to figure out what is true through methods of logic and rationality, while religion does the same thing but through dogmas and old scriptures.
~Supernatural is the silly notion things cannot be explained by science but religion, and sometimes pseudoscience (which is fake science).
~Atheism is the lack of belief in deities
~Religions are the enemy. Buddhism gets a pass because they are hardly a religion - more of a philosophy.

*Make sure to know proper arguments to distinguish atheism from religion:
~"So by the lack of belief in God, I have a belief? So my lack of belief in Santa Claus is "Aclausian?"
~"Is being bold, a hairstyle?"
~"The television being off, a channel?"

*Check out Dawkins, Rosenberg, Dennet and Harris:
~These guys pave the way for what it is be a rational, logical and non-dogmatic person.
~They demonstrate how belief in a God is just nonsensical through science!
~They prove logic is EVERYTHING to how to think properly.

*Being militant does not mean physical actions
~Only extremist harm others for their beliefs, and since we have none there is no need for violence.
~Never allow 'faith' to be an acceptable reason for the other person to avoid an argument.
~Don't be afraid to debate, you are right! Religion is a destructive practice!
~The burden of proof is on those who claim truth!

Always keep in mind something a leader of our movement had to say, which proves powerful:

“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”
-Christopher Hitchens

Let's how a strong discussion here on what it REALLY means to be the neoatheist everyone should be!

As an active blogger and forum user to discuss new age atheism, there are a couple of websites I can share. Once a week we have a podcast for lectures with live commenting! Join in the movement!

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    Feb 1 2013: Wrong Wrong Wrong

    Religion is NOT a belief in deities .

    Religion is an organized collection of belief systems, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes, to moral values

    How could something that leads people to be civil and good be an enemy?
    Are you saying that you are an enemy of good?

    Atheism is an organized collection of belief systems, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes, to moral values. And thus atheism is a religion!

    You likely hate how people of a religion try to convert people to their belief, and yet that is exactly what you are doing right now!

    I have to ask; What makes atheist so fanatical about their religion?
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      Feb 7 2013: Kierkegaard had it right in my opinion, he said religion was a personal thing. And, that idea holds true or else the [cognitive] psychology of religion would not have much to study at all.

      The word 'atheism' itself is not a religion, but the movement definitely takes on the form of a disorganized religious practice, most definitely. The culture just naively labels themselves atheist. Rather they should label themselves - secular humanist or religious naturalist.

      What makes neoatheist so rejecting of the phrase 'religion' is because that is what they believe is be the enemy... Which is obviously ignorant once we start traveling East. The Middle East is painted to be this place of dark and evilness due to the non-separation of state and religion. At times (like women rights) that may seem very true, but, women rights is also one of the biggest types of protest in those countries... In time, things correct themselves, with understanding. Any type of forceful thinking is a negative. Which is why atheist feel so correct, because they are being forceful on the opposite side of the spectrum from theist (mainly fundamental Christians).

      In totality, atheist, today, are actually gnostic-atheist. As they reject the Judea-God. Had they done real research involving religion, God takes the form in ideas which are various - and with this argument I get the usual "Then why call it God?" Well because that idea was called God way before you were born or any of the people you know or read... So, dismissing the philosophy of God is as barbaric as saying you believe in God and not contemplating what exactly that belief is supposed to mean.

      Thank you Don

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