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ATHEIST. One who denies the existence of God.
     2. As atheists have not any religion that can bind their consciences to speak the truth, they are excluded from being witnesses. Bull. N. P. 292; 1 Atk. 40; Gilb. Ev. 129; 1 Phil. Ev. 19. See also, Co. Litt. 6 b.; 2 Inst. 606; 3 Inst. 165; Willes, R. 451 Hawk. B. 2, c. 46, s. 148; 2 Hale's P. C. 279.

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This discourse contains perhaps the boldest of Nietzsche's suggestions concerning Atheism, as well as some extremely penetrating remarks upon the sentiment of pity.
Certainly, this is one aspect of a certain kind of Atheism--the Atheism of the man who reveres beauty to such an extent that his own ugliness, which outrages him, must be concealed from every eye lest it should not be respected as Zarathustra respected it.
Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism.
That millions of Christians believe this fable is a pretty persuasive argument in favour of atheism.
IT IS obvious that your reader Laurence Moss ("Atheists not immoral", ECHO, October 4) did not read my letter in the ECHO on September 28 properly before he jumped to lay out his case for atheism.
Nevada (US), Sept 17 (ANI): Hindus have criticized His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for rough handling of atheists in his speech at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh (United Kingdom) on September 16, where he appeared to associate atheism with the Nazis.
Outlawing atheism would further marginalize nonbelievers in Egypt.
Khaled Salah, editor-in-chief of Youm7 -- Egypt Today CAIRO -- 20 January 2018: In my opinion, the threat of atheism is no lesser than that of terrorism, and the atheistic wave is no longer a passing storm.
In 2006 McGowan made the transition from an expert in music to an expert in atheism.
Collaborative compiled and co-edited by the team of Roy Llera Blanes (Ramon y Cajal Fellow at the Spanish National Research Council) and Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic (Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh), "Being Godless: Ethnographies of Atheism and Non-Religion" is comprised of an informative Introduction (Godless People, Doubt, and Atheism) and Afterword (On Atheism and Non-Religion), and six erudite and impressively written essays by experts in the field.
com/pope-francis-news-pontiff-slams-hypocritical-catholics-suggests-atheism-better-living-2496887) Pope Says Atheism Is Better Than Being An Immoral Christian
The book divides the subject into more specific concerns, such as the atheist child, atheism and women, and atheism and ethnicity.