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Some apologists claim that '''atheism as a ideology'''.<ref>[https://www.premierchristianity.com/Blog/5-uncomfortable-facts-atheists-need-to-hear 5 uncomfortable facts atheists need to hear]</ref>
  
 
{{quote|For a great many atheists, atheism does not merely signify “lack of belief” but is itself a kind of positive worldview, one that “includes numerous beliefs about the world and what is in it,” to quote the atheist philosopher Julian Baggini. [...He] agrees with the historian of religions James Thrower, who considers modern atheism to be “a self-contained belief system” – one predicated on a series of propositions about the nature of reality, the source of human morality, the foundation of societal ethics, the question of free will, and so on.<ref>Reza Aslan, ''[https://www.salon.com/2014/11/21/reza_aslan_sam_harris_and_new_atheists_arent_new_arent_even_atheists/ Sam Harris and "New Atheists" aren't new, aren't even atheists]'', Salon, November 21, 2014</ref>}}
 
{{quote|For a great many atheists, atheism does not merely signify “lack of belief” but is itself a kind of positive worldview, one that “includes numerous beliefs about the world and what is in it,” to quote the atheist philosopher Julian Baggini. [...He] agrees with the historian of religions James Thrower, who considers modern atheism to be “a self-contained belief system” – one predicated on a series of propositions about the nature of reality, the source of human morality, the foundation of societal ethics, the question of free will, and so on.<ref>Reza Aslan, ''[https://www.salon.com/2014/11/21/reza_aslan_sam_harris_and_new_atheists_arent_new_arent_even_atheists/ Sam Harris and "New Atheists" aren't new, aren't even atheists]'', Salon, November 21, 2014</ref>}}
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{{quote|What I find is that unless an atheist has worked very hard on it, you can usually predict what their views are going to be on a range of subjects and you can often pick out their voting patterns. It's all statistical variations but the trend is undeniable.<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmlnoItjfsY My Talk w/ Max Kolbe/Escaping Atheism - Is Atheism an Ideology?], 24 Nov 2017</ref>}}
 
{{quote|What I find is that unless an atheist has worked very hard on it, you can usually predict what their views are going to be on a range of subjects and you can often pick out their voting patterns. It's all statistical variations but the trend is undeniable.<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmlnoItjfsY My Talk w/ Max Kolbe/Escaping Atheism - Is Atheism an Ideology?], 24 Nov 2017</ref>}}
  
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Revision as of 09:27, 9 June 2019

Some apologists claim that atheism as a ideology.[1]

"For a great many atheists, atheism does not merely signify “lack of belief” but is itself a kind of positive worldview, one that “includes numerous beliefs about the world and what is in it,” to quote the atheist philosopher Julian Baggini. [...He] agrees with the historian of religions James Thrower, who considers modern atheism to be “a self-contained belief system” – one predicated on a series of propositions about the nature of reality, the source of human morality, the foundation of societal ethics, the question of free will, and so on.[2]"
"What I find is that unless an atheist has worked very hard on it, you can usually predict what their views are going to be on a range of subjects and you can often pick out their voting patterns. It's all statistical variations but the trend is undeniable.[3]"

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