challenging religious privilege in public life

Christianity prevailed over European heathenism because Christians resorted to torture, murder, and other clear breaches of the law.

An honest person wants solid evidence to support assertions, and is leery of baseless claims. Therefore, skeptics are most honest of all.

The single biggest challenge is not global warming. The primary challenge facing our species is the reproduction of our species itself.

In Germany fascists promoted what they called “true Christianity”, which was essentially Christian fundamentalism.

Thomas Paine was one of the intellectual heroes. As long as free government exists he will be remembered, admired and honoured.

It is not possible to exaggerate the extent of the antipathy and the strength of the anathema directed at atheists the clergy give voice to.

What if the whole supernatural spectrum and its huge army of practitioners constitute a trillion-dollar fraud?

The human body is gynandromorphic in origin, remains so to a degree until puberty, and retains vestiges of this condition throughout life.

There is conclusive evidence that most American Catholics are ignoring many Church teachings, in particular those related to sex.

The principal deterrent to a possible takeover of this democracy by a fanatic adversarial power – a free and vigilant press – no longer exists…