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

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

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

December 20, 2010

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

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

December 10, 2010

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

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On Utilitarianism and Consequentialism

November 24, 2010

Some people say we're all utilitarians/consequentialists at bottom. But there are good reasons to be skeptical of such claims.

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TSA Chief Says No Religious Exemptions for Airport Screenings

November 17, 2010

Sen. John Ensign raised the issue during a recent Senate hearing with TSA Administrator John Pistole.

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Secularism and Methodological Naturalism

October 25, 2010

Is philosophical naturalism to atheism as methodological naturalism is to secularism?

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Survey Highlights Americans’ Mixed Views on Church and State, Constitution

October 19, 2010

Most Americans believe U.S. Constitution founded Christian nation, but also see clear separation of church and state.

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Sam Harris Talks “The Moral Landscape” in NYC

October 13, 2010

Full video of Sam Harris' lecture for CFI | NYC is now available on CFI's YouTube page.

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Honest and Decent Humans Should Oppose This Pope

September 30, 2010

That the public sees protests as unimportant or divisive is a problem of lack of general appreciation of the evidence.

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