Category Archives: Humanism

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Ethical Culture is a bit of an odd duck. It’s a non-theistic religion, or as I like to say, “the religion for people who don’t like religion.” The movement’s founder, Felix Adler, said that it is “religious to those who … Continue reading

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Report from Skepticon: CampQuest

I’m at Skepticon this weekend. It’s the nation’s largest free conference on skepticism, science, intersectionality, and atheism. It brings feminist-friendly atheism to Springfield, MO, one of the buckles of America’s broad Bible belt. I love this conference. There are so … Continue reading

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“Doubt” by Jennifer Michael Hecht

Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson by Jennifer Michael Hecht This is a very interesting book that reveals how much more there is to the … Continue reading

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They Want Invocations? Let’s Give Them Invocations!

Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in the case of Greece v Galloway that it was constitutional for a town council to begin its meetings with prayer, even if the prayer was almost always from one … Continue reading

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Stephen Fry Presents “That’s Humanism”

I love Stephen Fry. From his comedy work with Hugh Laurie to his hilarious British quiz show to his forceful debating in the service of secularism, he’s someone I very much respect. He’s also one of the world’s leading living … Continue reading

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