challenging religious privilege in public life



Too many experts fail to note population as our root problem

Yes, finding a vaccine deserves priority but failure to limit human numbers will continue to create what will be unsolvable problems.

Religious Authorities Almost Always End Up Using Spiritual Opinion To Gain Political Power

An obvious example came when Ted Cruz said I am a Christian first and a citizen second! Read Tom Jefferson, Senator!

Genetic screening to enhance IQ should be embraced

There could be a way of predicting – and preventing – which children will go on to have low intelligence.

Stop Writing Dystopian Sci-Fi — It’s Making Us All Fear Technology

Artificial intelligence, longevity therapy, biotechnology, nuclear energy - it is in our power to create a brilliant world.

The Vatican City State of Dark Money

There is no complete and accurate account of the Vatican’s investments, commercial real estate, bank accounts, currencies and gold.

The 5 Most Persistent Anti-Choice Lies – and Why They’re Wrong

It’s time for the left to talk about how anti-choicers want to kill women, and leave babies in impoverished homes.

Four compelling reasons to fear population growth

What once appeared as an immense, unmeasurable expanse of land is now more clearly perceived as finite and increasingly limited.

The Beast in the Shadows Behind Religion

Millions claim that religion causes believers to be kind. But an ugly flipside exists, a beast lurking in shadows behind supernatural faith.

Trump Isn’t Attacking the Press, He’s Manipulating It

Trump is a master of propaganda, and in that respect he is the quintessential Republican - he truly is their leader.

Genetic editing is like playing God – and what’s wrong with that?

There’s no grand plan and no reason why nature shouldn’t, like the rest of us, occasionally make terrible mistakes.