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International Darwin Day has a big mission: “To inspire people throughout the globe to reflect and act on the principles of intellectual bravery, perpetual curiosity, scientific thinking and hunger for truth as embodied in Charles Darwin,” it says on darwinday.org.
Currently, the resolutions to set aside one day in recognition of Charles Darwin and his accomplishments are facing congressional subcommittees, and if approved, could go on to be voted on in the House and Senate.
Not everyone is looking forward to Darwin Day. This is the time of year when creationists start growing fur and howling at the moon.
A century and a half ago, Charles Darwin published a book that blazed through the anthropocentric fog clouding our view of the universe.
Over the past few years, there has been a sharp rise in the number of people who are atheist, agnostic or without religious affiliation.
Lisa Wade at PS Mag asks a question to grapple with for anyone chalking the rise of the nones to new atheist writers or atheist activism.
We communicated often at the start, then less and less. Some years ago I noticed that certain duties which are part of your job description were being neglected or mismanaged.
Letter from scientists, writers, comedians and politicians criticises Enda Kenny for reneging on promise of referendum on six-year-old legislation.
Studies show fewer Catholics in Latin America, and more people identifying as atheist or secular. Now non-believers are fighting for a true separation of church of state.
The 26-year-old American was killed while being held hostage by Islamic State extremists, her family and the White House confirmed Tuesday.
President Obama spoke at Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast in the nation’s capital, and another culture war broke out.
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation has been targeted for promoting secular pluralism.
Anne Susan Diprizio, 44, of Prattville, Alabama, was trying to officiate the wedding of a same-sex couple inside the office just after the couple received their marriage license.
The first thing I noticed after beginning my sentence for five counts of armed robbery, a consequence of heroin addiction, was how many faiths were represented.
Mormon critic John Dehlin no longer is a member of the Utah-based faith he has known all of his life — he got word this week he has been excommunicated — but the podcaster still considers himself a Latter-day Saint.
The implication being that the Crusades, the Inquisition, witch trials, slavery, and Jim Crow segregation are too far in the past to be relevant to the current discussion of religion fueled violence in the Middle East.