1st February 2022 Davidian
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The repetitious nature of folks trying to prescribe a singular definition of atheism, and claiming that other definitions are, “talking about something else” or are “wrong”, seems to never die. What’s worse, these folks who take you saying that there are actually multiple uses of atheism claim that YOU are the one being prescriptive and restrictive, yet you’re the one saying there are multiple definitions… This article discusses some of the recent behaviours and examples of bad logic and mental... ...
29th May 2020 Davidian
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I’m an atheist. *Gasp* ‘Hold the phone!’ Hard to believe that an atheist runs an atheist site right? I’ve even been the keyboard warrior type of atheist, although that was many years ago. I spent lots of time debating theists desperately hoping that either they could provide me with some evidence of a deity, or I could get them to see reason past their presupposition and fallacies. Over time I got bored of the conversations, there are only so many...
3rd April 2020 Davidian 0 Comment
Having spent a lot of time in debate, I have heard a number of fallacies and awful arguments being made by both sides. Admittedly, some of these were from myself on occasion and I don’t doubt it will happen again. Given these awful arguments and in the interest of fairness I thought I would make a shortlist of our[atheists]; worst arguements, the reasons why, and any links to explain in more detail. Through writing this article, I realised it wasn’t...
15th November 2019 Davidian 0 Comment
Among the sceptic community, we frequently see folks flexing what is known as denialist behaviour. Denialists are technically a subset of Pseudosceptics, but what do both those terms mean? Contents Denialism Pseudo-scepticism Key Behaviours of a Sceptic Key Behaviours of a Pseudosceptic Example of a Pseudosceptic Behaviour in a Debate The Rejection of Philosophy in the Atheist Community The Resistance to Change Pseudointellectuals An Example of a Pseudointellectual The Great Debate Community – Steve vs Duke Summary of the Video...
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