Category: Atheism

New Atheism, Old Empire

The “New Atheists” have gained traction because they give intellectual cover to Western imperialism. by Luke Savage on Jacobin In explaining his transition from radical polemicist to neoconservative hawk, Christopher Hitchens insisted that his politics had not changed. It was perfectly consistent, he opined, to have opposed the Vietnam War […]

Is a belief in God due to ignorance?

It’s very common to hear anti-theists argue that religion is largely down to ignorance. For example people who didn’t understand how things worked, regarding the universe, our planet, and life itself would resort to supernatural explanations like God, because they were unaware of the scientific answers behind many […]