Blog Archives for September 2011

The Humanist Case against Capital Punishment

It’s Only Natural with John Shook
September 24, 2011

Humanism stands for a social ethics of equality, individual human rights, justice for everyone, and government that defend their citizens. Therefore, humanism cannot support the death penalty.

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Varieties of Domesticated Religions and Smart Secular Strategies

It’s Only Natural with John Shook
September 12, 2011

Is there any such thing as “The Secular Strategy”? It’s doubtful that there’s one single tactic for advancing secularism, considering the realities of today’s religious pluralism.

Only Domesticated Religion Can Work With Democracy

It’s Only Natural with John Shook
September 05, 2011

Religion in the wild is poisonous to democracy. Domesticated varieties claim they invented democracy. Only naturalism can really make democracy work.

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