Blog Archives for December 2010

Does the National Center for Science Education Deserve the Criticism It Receives?

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
December 28, 2010

Secularists continue to charge that the NCSE too often promotes the compatibility of science and religion. Do they have a point?

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Finding a Secular Meaning in Christmas

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
December 24, 2010

The prologue to Bertrand Russell's autobiography sums up how I feel as another year passes.

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When the Unethical Becomes the Unlawful

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
December 20, 2010

Not everything that is unethical should be unlawful, so what determines the transition from ethics to law?

If Religion Means So Much, How Could Atheism Mean Nothing?

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
December 10, 2010

Some reflection on the secular moralist argument that atheism is meaningless.

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