The “End of Philosophy” and the Start of Humanism

April 09, 2009

The philosophy of humanism is only strengthened by evolutionary studies of morality.

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Freedom of Speech and the Right to Criticise Religion

April 04, 2009

My right to criticise your religion outweighs your desire to not be offended.

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The Humanist Life is the Aesthetic Life

March 30, 2009

Aesthetic appreciation is important for life. Does the humanist life essentially involve artistic expression?

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Could Atheism Prove that God does not Exist?

March 20, 2009

Maybe atheism should not take on a burden of proof that rightly belongs to the religious believer.

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American Nonbelievers are now Third behind Catholics and Baptists

March 09, 2009

The just-released 2008 American Religious Identification Survey shows that nonbelievers make up 15% of the American population.

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Obama ready to undo Bush medical conscience clause

March 02, 2009

Obama will reverse a Bush regulation letting health care workers avoid duties that they find religiously objectionable.

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A Theologian’s Confused Response to New Atheism

February 23, 2009

Catholic theologian John F. Haught has some confused responses to the New Atheism that are nevertheless worth pondering.

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How Does Humanism Find Moral Value

February 16, 2009

Humanists agree that we have ethical obligations to everyone, but how can we tell what has moral value?

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How would Humanism guide Environmentalism?

February 06, 2009

A careful definition of humanism is needed from the start.

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Should Secular Humanists be Environmentalists?

January 20, 2009

Are there ethical principles of secularism to help decide whether to be environmentalists?

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