Humanism and the Burqa Bugaboo

The recent burqa controversy, plaguing France has produced yet another headache for liberals, humanists, and lovers of democracy who feel themselves trapped between conflicting principles. While the term “burqa” (a head-to-toe covering) is commonly used... Read More

God Is Great

I have a fantasy that I participate in a debate against Christopher Hitchens, the best-selling author of God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything. The debate topic is identical to the one Hitchens took... Read More

Compete or Cooperate? Endorse, Ignore, or Oppose?

A godless mathematics professor stands in front of the new Answers in Genesis Creation Museum in Kentucky. Inside are fantastic displays featuring prehistoric children playing happily alongside dinosaurs, Adam and Eve cavorting amongst well-positioned greenery,... Read More