A Golden Age of Science

The other day I happened to watch a video of the Young Earth creationist Ken Hovind asserting that there is no known way the universe can generate uranium. Of course, he rushes through a litany... Read More

Making Common Cause with the Good Mrs. Parker

Seriously, I am not in denial about Christianity’s continuing tenacious hold on the American mind. But I’m an optimist, and I’ve noticed precious little is forever. My optimism was recently reaffirmed in a very surprising, hopeful way.... Read More

Fostering Inclusive Humanism at FREEFLO

Last weekend I took part in FREEFLO, a freethought conference organized by the Florida Humanist Association (a chapter of the American Humanist Association). Hundreds of people who identity as humanists, atheists, and skeptics attended the... Read More