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There Is Still a Gaping, Atheist-Shaped Hole in the Interfaith Movement
I was not a lone atheist in the field of interfaith. Atheists and humanists in my network were actively involved in interfaith councils.
Thomas Paine: Rights, Reason, & Common Sense Deviance
According to the social, religious and legal codes of Thomas Paine’s day, he was an infidel, a heretic, a blasphemer, and a seditious traitor.
Why God Cannot Be Proven: A Star Trek Argument
Since the issue is so charged, articles espousing varying views on the matter prompt both criticism and praise across the Internet.
AIG: Things That Annoy Creation Scientists
It’s amusing to learn what bothers the creation scientists at Answers in Genesis (AIG) — the creationist ministry of Ken Ham. They just posted Top 15 Illustration Problems in Genesis 1–11.
Judaism vs Christianity: A Brief & Rational Comparison
The historical development of both these religions must be taken into account if a thorough understanding of their similarities and differences is to be acquired.
Assisted Suicide Debate Pits Religious Teachings Against Personal Experiences
Most major religious groups formally oppose doctor-assisted suicide, and yet many members support giving patients the option.
Archaeologists Claim to have Discovered the Location of the Biblical City of Sodom
An archaeological team led by Steven Collins claims to have discovered a city that matches the Bible’s Sodom, the city destroyed, along with Gomorrah, by the wrath of God.
The Ancestral Myth of the Hollow Earth and Underground Civilizations
Countless stories, myths, and legends are told about underground cities and subterranean civilizations spread through a vast network of interconnected tunnels across the planet.
Thai Buddhist Monk Horror Film Banned on Fears It Could ‘Destroy’ Faith
The Ministry of Culture has objected to certain parts of the film “Arbat” including a kissing scene and one where a monk is shown taking drugs.
Mormons who fell dangerously ill on their missions say the church denied them access to medical care.
Fundamentalist Colleges Save Lives?
Maybe they were right. One of the hallmarks of conservative evangelical colleges has always been a clampdown on student behavior.
The Conservative Definition of ‘Family Values’ Is B.S.
Two advocates launch an initiative to push back against nuclear family privilege.
Salon’s Richard Dawkins Peace Summit: “I am against all religion … I think I’d call myself a lover of truth. I’m intolerant of bullsh*t”
Exclusive: We talk with sparring partner Richard Dawkins about New Atheism, Twitter & why he sees Ahmed as a fraud
GOP Lawmaker Wants To Cut Religion From Tennessee’s World History Curriculum, Because Islam
State Rep. Sheila Butt would rather cut back on all religious study than risk the “indoctrination” of Tennessee students.
Cultish Thinking in Everyday Life
Jim Jones spent his childhood exploring religion and torturing animals. These seemingly odd bedfellows do, in fact, make sense.
Teaching Abstinence without Teaching Consent is Dangerous
I know too many women who grew up in conservative Christian environments who experienced sexual assault, but did not recognize it as such at the time. Why?
8 Do’s And Don’ts Of Religion-Themed Halloween Costumes
It happens every year. There’s always that one goofball friend at the Halloween party who is convinced that dressing up as a sexy nun is oh-so-hilarious.
5 Fastest Growing Religions in Europe and The World
Religious demographics of the world is rapidly changing owing to some major factors like high fertility rates (particularly for some specific religions like Islam), conversion rate, and increasing atheism.
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