June 12, 2011
As Derek Araujo stated in his post a few days ago, he is resigning his position at CFI to pursue graduate studies in physics. Let’s see . . . with his existing law degree from Harvard and now an upcoming PhD in physics from Columbia, this means Derek will become Master of the Universe in about four years time. The good news is that it seems he will be a benign Overlord, and will treat us lesser beings kindly.
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June 09, 2011
On the ballot in San Francisco this November will be a proposal to make it a criminal offense to perform a circumcision on a male under the age of 18. Should secular individuals — who obviously have no religious motivation to carry out such a procedure — support the ban? No. The proposed ban is a singularly bad idea.
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June 07, 2011
Dr. Jack Kevorkian died Friday. To say that Kevorkian was a controversial figure would be an understatement. Controversy was what he sought, and he was not disappointed.
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May 18, 2011
The Catholic Church says permissive culture contributed to priests' abuse of minors
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May 03, 2011
It might not happen on May 21, but it will happen
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April 25, 2011
Nonbelievers should be very hesitant about embracing the term "faith"
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April 21, 2011
In what ways is humanist ethics superior to religious ethics?
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April 06, 2011
The decision to try the 9/11 conspirators in Cuba
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March 30, 2011
Events in Pakistan remind us of the importance of the right to blaspheme
March 24, 2011
A discussion of the extent to which religious belief is important
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