Robert Bellah on Religion and Secularism

October 11, 2011

Robert Bellah discusses the origins of religion and ways of understanding the religious-secular conflict today.

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What is Secularism? Secularism is for everyone.

October 04, 2011

A handy guide to why we fight for secularism, for all the people.

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The Humanist Case against Capital Punishment

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

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.

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Only Domesticated Religion Can Work With Democracy

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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God, No! It’s Penn Jillette’s New Book!

August 26, 2011

God, yes! This is the kind of storytelling that atheists have been waiting for.

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Celebrating Science

August 18, 2011

Religion's accusation that science strips humanity of all significance couldn't be further from the truth. 

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Problems with the Problem of Evil: Natural Evils

August 09, 2011

Christians have many ways to deal with that "problem of evil." Blaming natural evils on Adam and Eve's "Fall" is convenient, but ultimately unable to solve the problem of evil.

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A Victory for Secularism in North Carolina

August 01, 2011

Forsyth County in North Carolina has been ordered to stop official Christian prayers.

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Can the Bible Make People more Liberal?

July 25, 2011

Are atheists blaming the Bible for making conservative and hateful Christians just factually wrong about the Bible?

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