When the Human in Humanism Isn’t Enough

Humanism has long been one of the most important progressive forces in the development of world culture. It has always championed reason and argued against irrational fracturing of the human species into camps of “us... Read More

New Atheism, Meet Existential Risk Studies

While the New Atheist movement isn’t, and has never been, a monolithic phenomenon, its primary motivating idea can be reduced to a single statement, namely that religion is not merely wrong, but dangerous. In fact,... Read More

Star Turn Finding Ourselves in the Dinaledi Chamber

SINCE LONG BEFORE the oldest physical creations in human culture—the raising of the step pyramid at Saqqara or the Great Wall of China, for example—people have been telling stories of human origins. Through religion, such... Read More