The Course of Reason

Music Monday: Streetlight Manifesto - “We Will Fall Together”

July 9, 2012 Cody Hashman

Today’s Music Monday comes as a request from CFI On Campus facebook fan, Reid. Why this song on this week? Well, Debbie Goddard, CFI On Campus Coordinator, went out of hear way last week to let me know she loved this song and that I should feature it on this week’s Music Monday. Well, here you go Debbie. 

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A Suit for the Movement

July 5, 2012 Stef McGraw

In late 2011, Republican hopeful Ron Paul had his sights set on winning Iowa. Unlike most GOP candidates, however, the bulk of his volunteers were not old white men or Christian housewives--they were college students.

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Music Monday: Frightened Rabbit - “Head Rolls Off”

July 2, 2012 Cody Hashman

Today's Music Monday comes by request from Trent in Des Moines, Iowa. I couldn't be happier with this song. I think it is beautiful, and inspiring, and talks about death in a not scary way. I love it and I hope you do, too. Thanks, Trent!

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Put away yo dollar bills.

June 29, 2012 Stef McGraw

The cause of secularism in the United States is one about which most of us in "the movement" feel passionate. Religious dogma poisons LGBT equality and attempts to set back rights for women. Prayer at public high school commencements and nativity scenes on town hall front lawns send the message to non-believers and those of other faiths that they are institutionally undervalued. "In God We Trust" on our money and "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance are minor, yet lingering reminders that atheism is looked on with disdain by many Americans.

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June 28, 2012 CFI On Campus

This post is by a 2012 CFI Leadership Conference attendee.

After a good deal of time to rest and reflect, I am excited to report back on the amazing success that was the 2012 Center For Inquiry Leadership Conference: An intensive weekend for leaders of affiliated groups who share in their mission of promoting science, reason and secular values. From open to close, it was clear that the organizers of the conference were dedicated to providing the tools necessary for the assembled participants to be more effective leaders in the future.

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