Ask What You Can Do for Your Climate

While the federal government is becoming a follower rather than a leader on climate change, we humanists can fight on the state, local, and personal levels to achieve huge reductions in greenhouse gases. IF THE... Read More

Towards a Post-Lies Future Fighting "Alternative Facts" and "Post-Truth" Politics

  DONALD TRUMP is our first post-truth president. And he may well be the first of many. The Oxford Dictionaries website chose “post-truth” as its 2016 word of the year, in large part due to... Read More

The New Secular Moment

IT'S BEEN A DECADE since the Four Horsemen of the New Atheism jolted the public conversation about religion and emboldened a growing population of nonbelievers. Sam Harris’s book The End of Faith, Daniel Dennett’s Breaking... Read More

Fundamentalism on Trial How Twelve Claims of the Christian Right Fail under Strict Secular Scrutiny

THE EMINENT University of Chicago historian Daniel Boorstin identified American humanism as the defining characteristic of the nation, which is the legacy of Thomas Jefferson and the entirely secular US Constitution. The real menace to... Read More

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