atheism

Religion

Humans Evolved to Believe In God, This Theory Argues

More than eight in ten people worldwide believe in some form of religion.
Sarah Emerson
3.31.16
Motherboard Blog

In Long-Lost Radio Interview, Carl Sagan Talks Aliens and Religion

“We’re in the galactic boondocks.”
Sarah Emerson
3.30.16
Internet

Reddit Rapture: How r/atheism Suddenly Lost 10,000 Users

The atheist subreddit's journey from default sub to mass clean-up echoes Reddit's own evolution.
Roisin Kiberd
1.27.16
Culture

The Transhumanist Future Has No Pope

Modern values, transhumanist technology, and the embrace of reason are making many Catholic rules and rituals absurd.
Zoltan Istvan
9.30.15
Goodbye Meatbags

Mind Uploading Will Replace the Need for Religion

Once we upload our minds, our perfected digital avatars will replace any need for spirituality.
Zoltan Istvan
4.13.15
Religion

​The World's First Atheist Orphanage Has Launched a Crowdfunding Campaign

The atheist orphanage will carry the motto: “With Science, We Can Progress.”
Zoltan Istvan
2.24.15
Motherboard Blog

To Curry Political Favor, Islamists in Bangladesh Want Atheist Bloggers to Die

The Islamist marchers listed 84 bloggers who they demand be arrested or hanged. In February an atheist blogger named Rajib was stabbed to death a month after blogger Asif Mohiuddin was nearly killed for his beliefs.
Joseph Allchin
4.23.13
Motherboard Blog

Alain de Botton’s Bizarre Atheism Isn't What Atheists Want

If Alain de Botton's "Atheism 2.0" is where “atheism” is going, I’ll gladly retract the label for myself and settle on “rational materialist.”
SAM MCDOUGLE
3.22.12
Motherboard Blog

Alain de Botton is on a Crusade to Make Atheism Smarter: An Interview

Steal the ideas of Buddhism's reincarnation, Catholism's confessions, and Islam's pilgrimage to Mecca, and combine them however you want to create your own jumbled yet customized guidelines for navigating in today's modern world. That's basically the...
Xavier Aaronson
2.22.12