Atheist Republic's Archive of Atheism Blog Posts & Articles

The Atheist Republic international team of bloggers regularly writes atheist blog posts and articles about a variety of subjects including religion, atheist parenting, atheist kids, current events, ethics and morality, community and commentary on news stories of interest to atheists. Our writers hail from a variety of backgrounds and write from their own unique histories providing a diverse wealth of experiences. We welcome you to read the posts and engage with them in the comments section. You can also click on the author’s name to see the other posts they've written.

Recently, Ricky Gervais appeared on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Colbert, a Catholic, presses Gervais, an atheist, on issues pertaining to science, atheism and faith.

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by Cory Markum

It’s not without difficulty that one decides how to start a paper on the problem of evil.

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by Cory Markum

Does atheism entail moral nihilism? Regardless, does God really provide a sound foundation for objective moral values? This and more.

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by Teresa Sykora-Lovaas

For many people, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and the sister organization Narcotics Anonymous (NA) have been “life savers.”

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by Ben Andrews

Circular reasoning is a logical fallacy that is often used in debating religion and other topics, but really does not prove anything.

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by Ben Andrews

Do you remember the first time you became beware of your self, the environment you discovered and the people who looked after you?

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“What if” is not an assumption to base a theory on. It is merely a suggestion, unsupported by observation.

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Religion is the result of the craftsmanship of man.

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by Teresa Sykora-Lovaas

I grew up with a Buddhist Korean mother. Unlike Buddhism in the west, our “religion” was just a patchwork of superstitions held together by heart-thudding fear.

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by Ben Andrews

Dr. Robert Lanza, a stem cell researcher and an expert in regenerative medicine, wrote a book called “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Key to Understanding the Nature of the Universe”.

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The Value of Atheist Blogs

There is social stigma that surrounds atheism in many communities, a stigma which causes many atheists to hide their true selves rather than proclaim their views proudly and in public.

Fortunately, not every atheist feels this way, and there are a few atheist bloggers maintaining blogs on a variety of atheist-related topics. These are valuable resources for other atheists, and it is well worth exploring them for the advice, life experience and information they contain.

What Atheist Blogs Might Contain

Not every atheist blogger blogs about atheism directly. There are many topics that might interest atheists and topics that value from the viewpoint of a non-believer. Here are just some of the blogs you may find written by other atheists:

These are just a few of the many topics that might be covered by an atheist blogger. As you explore the world of atheist blogging, you may find a variety of topics that will interest you and appeal to your views about the world.

Why Read a Blog About Atheism?

Being an atheist can be lonely and isolating, especially if you must hide your beliefs from your friends and family; a community of those with similar beliefs can be truly beneficial to both the blogger and the readers. These blogs are especially helpful when they provide some real-world advice for living as an atheist in a religious word. It can be a challenge to find atheist-friendly parenting advice, for example, from other bloggers; seeking out atheist bloggers will yield far better results.

Another benefit of atheist blogging is the ability to learn about a wide array of viewpoints and personal philosophies. Unlike religions, where members must subscribe to specific beliefs, atheists come from a wide spectrum of backgrounds and philosophical principles. Reading about these different viewpoints can open your eyes to ideas outside of your own and help to generate interesting conversations with other readers and even friends and family outside of the blog.

Sharing a blog about various atheism topics can be a good way to bridge the topic with your family and bring up a discussion about your views on god and religion, providing you with a jumping-off point for valuable communication opportunities. You never know; you might even find after sharing a post that there are a few closet atheists in your social group.