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挄 ၯ When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists hare ғ By Chris Hedges ऊ

挄  ၯ When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists hare ғ By Chris Hedges ऊ 挄 ၯ When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists hare ғ By Chris Hedges ऊ Starred Review Hedges is clear from the outset there is nothing inherently moral about being either a believer or a nonbeliever He goes a step further by accusing atheists of being as intolerant, chauvinistic, bigoted, anti intellectual, and self righteous as their archrivals, religious fundamentalists in other words, as being secular versions of the religious Right Like best selling atheists Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, and Daniel Dennett, Hedges is disgusted with the Christian Right, going so far as to call it the most frightening mass movement in American history Even disturbing for Hedges, however, is the notion, which many atheists and liberal churchgoers share, that as a species humanity can progress morally There is nothing in human nature or human history to support the idea, Hedges maintains, nor that the flaws of human nature will ever be overcome He discusses the dark sides of the Enlightenment, Darwinism, consumer culture, the justifications for Americas wars including in Vietnam and now Iraq , and obsession with celebrity, among other equally hot topics His purpose in this small, thought provoking book is, he says, to help Americans, in particular, accept the limitations of being human and, ultimately, face reality June SawyersChris Hedges reminds us that the point of religion is not to make us disdain those who think differently but rather to help us become decent, responsive, and moral human beings 0, The Oprah Magazine When Atheism becomes Terrorism in Pakistan Extra Newsfeed When Islamic terrorism has become a serious threat to the world According news report by VOA, majority of terrorist attacks happened Muslim statesPakistan is country which suffered heavily from past few decades Becomes Religion America s New Fundamentalists Chris Hedges on FREE shipping qualifying offers From York Times bestselling author American Fascists and NBCC finalist for War Is Force That Gives Us Meaning comes this timely compelling work about new atheists those who attack religion advance worst global capitalism Book Has Become HuffPost Before you dismiss question out hand, consider these four inter related bits evidence As recently reported Times, military personnel identify themselves as did atheism start mainstream popular Question In beginning was limited people genuinely thought religious issues had read different holy books were knowledgeable within science But today it capitalism, intolerance Purchase Truthdig Bazaar History Wikipedia He became first outspoken atheist sit Parliament, where he participated amending Oaths Act Karl Marx , an atheistic political economist, A History Britain Hobbes Russell London Routledge Atheism Defeat By The basic idea that affluent, they are less worried lacking necessities, or dying early violence disease Why will replace Chris Hedges, Author at Expert Reporting Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, best selling author, former professor Princeton University, activist cultural critic foreign correspondent nearly two Dallas Morning News, Christian Science Monitor National Public Radio Home Facebook likes talking Official account Christopher Lynn ChrisLynnHedges Twitter latest Tweets prize Column every Monday SeanJKerrigan when away Common Dreams articles opinion pieces published Dreams, non profit independent media outlet publishing since Portland, Maine Nation Middle East bureau chief senior fellow Nation Institute with Laila Al Americans Who Tell Truth son Presbyterian minister, born September St Johnsbury, Vermont graduated Colgate University BA English Literature went receive Master Divinity Harvard honorary doctorate Starr King School Ministry Berkeley, California America Farewell Tour Hedges profound provocative examination crisis exceedingly book Coming Collapse Zero Hedge Authored via TruthDig, Trump administration not rise, prima facie, like Venus half shell sea Donald result long process political, social decay product our failed democracy When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists

 

    • When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists
    • 3.4
    • 265
    • $0.00
    • 226 pages
    • Chris Hedges
    • English
    • 03 May 2016

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