Southern Atheist, Part 1 They pressured his kids at school. They threatened him at home. Then things got really ugly.
Editor’s Note: The names and locations have been altered to protect the identity of the author. This article is the first installment of the Southern Atheist series. Click to read part 2 & part 3.... Read More
The Humanist magazine has traveled the globe! Check out the five best entries in our annual photo contest. 1st PLACE Members of the Pathfinders Project (a humanist service trip) take a break at the... Read More
Participating in the first Sunday Assembly in Washington, DC, this past November was a delightful and inspiring experience. My little talk in the midst of the fun and frivolity is adapted here, and I think... Read More
Much of the secular world has focused on problems of traditional organized authoritarian religion, but has had little concern for the equally problematic modern religious orientation toward the self. Religion for most is but a... Read More
The Oprah-Nyad Affair How Do Atheists Experience Wonder and Awe?
Atheists have one thing in common: they lack a belief in any god. But that commonality tells us very little about what they do believe and what they do experience in lieu of the divine.... Read More
Editor’s note: The following essay, written by a high school student, is fictional, however according to the author is closely bound to actual feelings and experiences. See all of our 2013 Humanist Essay Contest winners... Read More
When I look at the list of all the amazing people who’ve been the Humanist of the Year—people like Jonas Salk, Barbara Ehrenreich, PZ Myers, and Richard Dawkins—and then I see my name on top... Read More