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.

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by Andrew McArthur

So...you say you hear voices?...Tell me about your mother....

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by Dean Van Drasek

A number of people have noted that Buddhism seems to be lacking in criticisms on many atheist sites. There are some reasons for that, and here is my take on it.

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by Daniel Jackson

The Reification Fallacy is running rampant throughout religious debates today, and it’s time we put a stop to it.

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by C. Barnes

The experience of testicular cancer allows a patient to evaluate his Atheism

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by J.A. Foley

Praying. What is the purpose? It is to link to a higher power for the religious. But what do people actually pray for, and does it come to pass?

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by Sean Breen

How can atheists be moral? This is one of the questions a Christian posed. Here are my answers.

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by Sean Breen

The religious often try to defend the religious crimes of the past by telling us that atheists have historically committed worse ones. But is that really true?

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by Dean Van Drasek

In the marketplace of ideas the winner is not the one who is right, but the one with the most adherents most willing to act in concert… and to donate.

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by Todd KS

Anger is often misunderstood. Being an angry atheist may be a good thing.

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by Dean Van Drasek

A bit of humor about some things that atheists face which are annoying and sometimes amusing. Don’t let them get you down. When in doubt, laugh.

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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.