“You Ask, an Atheist Answers”, a Jakarta Globe interview


Page ABAM baru saja diberitakan di media The Jakarta Globe. Bisa dibaca lengkap di: http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/lifeandtimes/you-ask-an-atheist-answers/582197 (dalam Bahasa Inggris). Jangan lupa juga kunjungi page ABAM di http://FB.ateismenjawab.com 🙂

Discussions between atheists and theists, or those who believe in the existence of God, are fragile events that rarely, though not impossibly, manage to do anything more than reinforce just how disparate the two factions’ stances are. This profound divergence is evidently true in Indonesia, where the concept of atheism is still seen as remarkably foreign, to put it mildly.

Stigmas and assumptions about Indonesian atheists often paint them as smart-aleck contrarians with a penchant for hedonistic nihilism who leave the burden of proof to believers.

To disprove this widespread view, two Indonesian atheists have taken up the call, Karl Karnadi and Virgi Albiant, the latter of which is a pseudonym used by the founder of “Anda Bertanya, Ateis Menjawab” (“You Ask, an Atheist Answers”), an Internet-based forum and community that aims to build a friendly bridge between believers and non-believers.

Read full article: http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/lifeandtimes/you-ask-an-atheist-answers/582197

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