challenging religious privilege in public life



David Sinclair – Slowing down Aging (VIDEO)

David Sinclair is an Australian biologist and Professor of Genetics best known for his research on the biology of lifespan extension.

It’s Time for Robots to Mine the Asteroids

Counter intuitively, the primary obstacles are not technical. Rather it is government inaction, in both funding and regulation.

Trump prophecy and other Christian movements: 3 essential reads

A Trump prophecy movement believes Trump’s election was part of God’s plans, and those who condemn him are servants of Satan.

European colonisation of the Americas killed 10% of world population and caused global cooling

According to a new study, European colonization of the Americas killed 10% of the world population and caused a period of global cooling.

Peak indifference has arrived: a majority of Republicans say climate change is real

A new poll reveals that the majority of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, believe in climate change.

Morality Exists Despite Religion

There are endless instantiations of moral, compassionate, and kind acts that are committed by atheists.

Mississippi pastor-turned-teacher tells history class that atheists are fools for not believing in God

A Mississippi public school teacher blatantly violated the religious liberty of his students by trying to indoctrinate them by insulting atheists.

The Value of Philosophy

Philosophical thinking protects us against unsupported ideology, unjustified authority, unfounded beliefs, and questionable cultural values.

Is a Secular Morality Inherently Superior to a Religious Morality?

Is morality natural or can it only be explained by reference to a supernatural being that issues moral rules and enforces them?

The Vatican’s leading role in the crushing of Spain’s secular republic

In 1931, Spain became the Republic of Spain, a liberal democracy. The Vatican feared for the Church’s very survival in Spain.