The importance of Daniel Radcliffe’s atheism

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Tonight the sixth Harry Potter movie will be hitting theater screens across the nation and the world. Many religious fundamentalists are already convinced that these films and the books they are based on promote witchcraft and Satan worship. Now they can add atheism to their list of paranoid outrage used to scare people into donating to their churches and “family values” organizations.

A few weeks ago, the actor who plays Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe came out as a Richard Dawkins loving atheist. Radcliffe joked, that “that’s half of America that’s not going to see the next Harry Potter film on the back of that comment.” …

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Jeff Randall is a frequent volunteer for free-thought organizations, including the Center For Inquiry – DC. Having been blogging since January 2008, he decided that a community of bloggers would be an interesting new experience (or at the very least a fun way to annoy his friends into reading his posts more frequently). Since finding out about about the existence of, and then joining, the atheist/skeptic community in 2007 he has been committed to community activism, critical thinking in all aspects of life, science, reason, and a fostering a secular society.
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