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"What should we think about death?" Narrated by Stephen Fry - That’s Humanism!

A short Humanist animation about death, afterlife, and living in the here and now.

via British Humanists.


Why Women Avoid the Atheist Movement (It's Not Our Feeble Lady Brains or Hormones)

Why Women Avoid the Atheist Movement (It’s Not Our Feeble Lady Brains or Hormones)

If you poke around most atheist communities on the Internet or take a look at the attendees at atheism conventions, you’ll probably notice that the crowd is overwhelmingly male. Is this because, as some of the biggest names in the movement have suggested, women don’t have the intellectual curiosity or logical capability to arrive at the conclusion that there is no God? (Spoiler alert: NO.) Or is…

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I do not believe in God. I see no need of such idea. It is incredible to me that there should be an after-life. I find the notion of future punishment outrageous and of future reward extravagant. I am convinced that when I die, I shall cease entirely to live; I shall return to the earth I came from.
—  W. Somerset Maugham, A Writer’s Notebook (1949)