New atheists will deny that their worldview constitutes a belief system by defining atheism as meaning nothing but disbelieving in a theistic entity, and will deny that having an almost 100% rate of scientism (realism, physical, etc.) among them is defacto indication of a shared belief system.

It is all made worse by the unscientific faith that new atheists and pop science fanatics now place in the new priesthood.

“Science Is Dead — Long Live the Scientocracy!” by Joshua Scott Hotchkin https://link.medium.com/BmH8aYXPM8

“I agree that nonsense makes perfect sense and that I am the Dungherder. I can put my foot right in the pile and get my slice-o-the pie.”

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