Blog Archives for February 2011

Consciousness: A Panel Discussion

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
February 22, 2011

Video of the Center for Inquiry-New York City's Darwin Day forum on consciousness has been posted on YouTube.

The New Atheists: Aggressive or Brave?

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
February 16, 2011

Ian Ravenscroft says that despite what many argue, the New Atheists aren't aggressive -- they're just not afraid of debate.

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Susan Jacoby on “the movement”

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
February 10, 2011

The author argues that secularists, atheists, humanists, and skeptics, must stop quarreling if they want to make progress.

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In Egypt, Accepting Democracy Despite Its Risks

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
February 08, 2011

The possibility of Islam gaining a stronger hold in Egypt is not an argument against democracy.

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