You Keep Using That Word…
“Systemic and institutional bias and privilege are, in my opinion, the current greatest threats to human progress…the betterment of the people around me and my desire to see more clearly the bias and privilege that... Read More
Which Televangelist Has the Best Ferrari?
The so-called prosperity gospel (sometimes referred to as the gospel of success) is similar to Reaganomics in that it relies on the idea that giving more money to rich people will somehow create more wealth... Read More
Separation of Church and Sanity
As secularists, we face a barrage of attacks from evangelicals, ranging from us being “un-American” to “Satanic” to everything in between. In a recent Washington Times piece, titled “The separation of church and insanity,” Larry... Read More
Whose Body? The Vatican’s Silly Decree on Gluten-Free
I attended my first funeral when I was five, and this produced a very memorable question: "Daddy, why is the prime minister handing out snacks?" I was referring to a priest administering the Eucharist, which... Read More
What Are “Ag-Gag” Laws and Why Should Humanists Oppose Them?
A federal judge ruled in early July that Utah’s 2012 “ag-gag” law is unconstitutional. The law criminalized whistleblowing in slaughterhouses and factory farms by preventing citizens employed in a facility under false pretenses from recording... Read More
How Clarence Darrow Came Again to Dayton
Christian conservatives, despite their threats of protest, vandalism, and even violence, turned out to be a no-show. The hour-long ceremony the morning of July 14, 2017, unveiling a bronze statue of Clarence Darrow to stand... Read More
Pollution: A Weapon of Oppression
It’s no secret that pollution is a danger to our health. Air pollution, specifically, has been linked to asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart attack, diabetes, pulmonary cancer, birth defects, leukemia, and premature death.... Read More