Don’t Take That Oath!

No Faith Value with Ronald A. Lindsay
February 11, 2009

My colleague, Derek Araujo, has posted a couple of blog entries regarding the recent legal efforts to remove the religious trappings from the inauguration ceremony. (See, for example,   his blog entry for December 31, 2008 ). Many religious skeptics are outraged by the inclusion of religion …

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Miracle on the Hudson

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
February 10, 2009

A "miraculous" rescue is actually nothing of the sort.

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Council Blasts Baylor University Religion Survey; Rodney Stark Hurls Acerbic Response Back

by Nathan Bupp
February 09, 2009

Council for Secular Humanism Blasts Baylor University Religion Survey; Rodney Stark Hurls Acerbic Response Back

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My First Big Disappointment with Obama

Out of My Skeptical Mind with D.J. Grothe
February 08, 2009

Seven quick reasons why Obama's expansion of Bush's Faith Based Initiative is flat-out wrong

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CFI Releases Position Paper Criticizing Faith-Based Initiatives

Reasonable Doubt with Derek C. Araujo
February 08, 2009

CFI released a position paper criticizing government funding of faith-based programs that President Obama has pledged to expand.

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How would Humanism guide Environmentalism?

It’s Only Natural with John Shook
February 06, 2009

A careful definition of humanism is needed from the start.

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When Study Results Have Morally Uncomfortable Implications

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
February 05, 2009

Scientific research is very important and valuable, but can sometimes have uncomfortable moral implications

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Haunted Wedding Dress

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
February 04, 2009

Pennsylvania mansion’s animated gown has rational explanation.

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Catty Comments About Celebrities with a Few Extra Pounds: A Closer Look at the Outrage

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
February 02, 2009

Recently female celebs with a few extra pounds have been criticized in the media. But is it a tempest in a teapot?

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Monkey Business over Ohio City’s Proposed “Science Month”

Reasonable Doubt with Derek C. Araujo
January 31, 2009

The Columbus, Ohio suburb of Whitehall is awash in controversy over a proposal to designate February as “Science Month.”

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