Jonathan Sarfati wrote: "We must also wonder why atheists call themselves ‘freethinkers’ if they believe thoughts are the results of atomic motion in the brain obeying the fixed laws of chemistry. By their own philosophy, they can’t help what they believe!
Atheists and groupthink
See also: Atheism and groupthink
Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of individuals in which the quest for harmony/conformity within the group results in irrational and/or poor decision-making.
There are a number of notable cases of atheists engaging in groupthink (see: Atheism and groupthink).
- Using the Bible to prove the Bible? by Jonathan Sarfati