Global warming isn't happening. That's what you're more likely to believe if you watch Fox News, according to a study published in the journal Public Understanding of Science.
All of our affiliate groups do awesome work every single year, but we like to take time each year to recognize a few that really stand out in different categories.
Identification, or how one identifies, is a reflection of our particular place in time and culture. While many people lack a belief in God and identify as atheists, others do not due to a variety of reasons involving personal or cultural factors. This shows us that the reality of identity in general, and non-belief identity in particular, is complex.
As I write this, the motivation behind Narendra Dabholkar's murder remains unclear. But based on his lifelong anti-superstition activism, and his recent thrust for legislation combating black magic rituals, we can make some reasonable inferences.
At least one of the students who attended the CFI Student Leadership Conference in July is not yet out as an atheist in their community. The following post is about how they came to CFI headquarters for the first time and finally felt free to express their non-religious identity. This individual's name has not been included in the post so as to protect their anonymity.