On What Should Politicians Base Their Decisions?

August 24, 2010

This question comes up in nearly every political debate, and cuts to the very root of an elected official's responsibilities.

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Sam Harris to Speak at 3 CFI Branches on U.S. Book Tour

August 17, 2010

The author will be promoting his new book, "The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values."

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Refuting Extremist Ideas: Worth the Time and Energy?

August 06, 2010

I have been contemplating my usual reaction to the latest rhetoric from Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin.

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Beware the Frame

July 29, 2010

The choices with which we are presented do not always reflect all reasonable possibilities.

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Which Books Do Freethinkers Consider Essential Reading?

July 14, 2010

Notable freethinkers were polled about the works they would recommend to others; Bertrand Russell topped the list.

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Does Sharron Angle Believe What She Says About Abortion?

July 09, 2010

Are Angle's statements authentic, or political pandering?

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The Extreme Abortion Views of Republican Senate Candidate Sharron Angle

July 08, 2010

What does the woman attempting to unseat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid believe about abortion?

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Appeals to Common Practice Don’t Make Science and Religion Compatible

June 17, 2010

By Alan Leshner's logic, drinking and driving are also compatible.

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Sen. Tom Harkin on Filibuster Reform

June 15, 2010

On July 14, I had the profound pleasure of attending a talk by the Democratic Senator from Iowa.

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Reza Aslan’s Confusing Comments on Religion and Belief

June 09, 2010

Aslan charges religion is more about identity than belief. But belief determines identity.

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