Saturday, May 24, 2008

Conservapedia on The Hour - Updated

The Hour's Nick McCabe Lokos and Darby Wheeler look at Wikipedia's conservative twin, Conservapedia. Watch on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos.
Conservapedia's 'Article of the Year' is about Atheism:
[...] Discover what Wikipedia, the public school systems, and the liberal media don't want you to know about atheism. And if you want to counter the targeting of young people by atheist websites [...]

Atheism, as defined by the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, is the denial of the existence of God. The atheistic worldview has a variety of effects on individuals and society at large which will be elaborated on shortly. In regards to individuals adopting an atheistic worldview, atheism has a number of causal factors that influence its origination in individuals which will be addressed. In addition, critiques of atheism will be offered and some of the historical events relating to atheism will also be covered.

Types of Atheism
There are different types of atheism, based on different answers to the following questions:
* What God or gods does the atheist deny?
* Why does the atheist deny?
* How does the atheist's denial manifest itself?
...Read more
*The links go to a Google redirect page, because I won't link directly to these creeps.

Update II:
Rational Wiki has a point-by-point discussion/refutation of Conservapedia's article on Atheism.
*The article is still under construction, please contribute if you can.

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