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New Atheism: The Godlessness That Failed (slatestarcodex.com)
20 points by nikbackm 5 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments

I’m kind of confused about the premise. According to the author, from 2000-2018 atheism went from being 15% of Americans to 25% of Americans. Isn’t that a huge, growing phenomenon?

It doesn’t seem so much that “new atheism” failed. It seems more like it convinced so many people, the ideological battleground has shifted.

This is some top level apologist drivel. While the term 'athiest' certainly hasn't aged well, the concept, has. There are more athiests than ever. The question is really, what does the loss of the church as an adhoc community center mean moving foreward? How can we divorce dogma from compassion in service to humanity?

God bless this man.

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