Michael Shermer: The Believing Brain

June 16, 2011

On June 9, 2011, CFI-New York City and NYC Skeptics hosted Michael Shermer for a talk about his new book, "The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies — How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths."  Full video, including both the talk and Q&A, is now on CFI's YouTube page.

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Legislating morality

June 06, 2011

What does it mean to legislate morality, and it is proper?

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Majority of Americans now support marriage equality

May 26, 2011

New Gallup poll shows 53 percent of Americans believe same-sex marriage should be legal.

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Richard Dawkins’ Children’s Book Revealed

May 17, 2011

"The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True" will be released in October 2011.

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A pluralist approach to ethics

May 11, 2011

All ethical approaches have their shortcomings, but we can assemble a reasonable moral outlook with parts of each.

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Rep. Pete Stark Supports National Day of Reason

May 05, 2011

Congressman makes statement on floor of House of Representatives in support of the 2011 National Day of Reason.

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A public dialogue on morality

April 28, 2011

Video of my recent discussion on secular and religious morality with Father Jonathan Morris is now in YouTube.

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Rep. Gohmert Proposes “Ten Commandments Weekend”

April 20, 2011

Republican from Texas introduces House resolution designating first weekend of May as "Ten Commandments Weekend."

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Sam Harris vs. William Lane Craig

April 11, 2011

Bestselling secularist author debates theologian on morality and God.

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Don’t blame free speech for the murders in Afghanistan

April 08, 2011

Many people believe Terry Jones has legal and moral responsibility. I believe he has neither. Here is why.

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