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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: Neo-Atheism? Is that organized blind crusading Nik? similar to modern American politicians during electioneering? Emotionally driven while maintaining a facade of indifference and if backed into a corner has 25 well rehearsed rejoinders.

    There is an emotional element with some Atheists i know, too close to the blind acolyte and when i've tried to point this out that they are starting to mimic crazy evangelists they don't see where i'm coming from and as usual i've completely wrecked any further communication with them.One of my countrymen who i respect and have had great conversations with and is an avid atheist said once "It's all about position" He's right.

    The thing with replacing all faith and the belief that there is always something beyond the horizon is what are you going to fill the void with? Even logic is constrained by itself and can lead to the abandonment of further investigation into phenomena that is perceived to be too circumstantial.

    Is the Neo Atheist the spiritual atheist of this centuries early 2000's? or is it a Super Pac in disguise.
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      Feb 7 2013: Ken,

      Read what I said to the others and get back to me!
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        Feb 7 2013: I was wondering if you were being satirical or there was a new something out there. I can't believe TED suggested this as being tabooish, there are only the usual ghosts here and most of us know the usual response we pass to each other. I tried challenging the latest religion to sweep the world and was moderated and was very surprised by the level of emotional response and indoctrinational propagandist ideology used by these blind knights. You can't call someone bisexual anymore. Quite strange, when the world gets to this level of PC like Britain run for the hills.

        I can't say that atheists should adopt the word religion but maybe they should go amongst the FN nations to find that special something without the word religion being involved, they are just now rousing from a long slumber.
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          Feb 7 2013: There is a new something out there!

          'Atheist' movements are very disorganized but there are many. Atheist Plus is a fine example.


          Indeed 'religion' is strong, but, there is a benefit to such organization.

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