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Ancient history suggests that atheism is as natural to humans as religion

Despite being written out of large parts of history, atheists thrived in the polytheistic societies of the ancient world – a new study suggests.

Fundamentalist Christianity is to blame for crime in America – because the Bible teaches violence and vengeance

Christianity is to blame for America's high crime rates because its followers believe that the Bible gives God's 'blessing' to violence.

Vatican Subversion Of Family Planning Responsible For The Population Explosion and the Refugee Crisis

Why has the Vatican’s behavior with birth control not been excoriated and massive action to fix the birth control problem taken seriously?

Optimism and Innovation Could Be Derailed By Religion, Culture and Racism

Having been involved in the family planning field since 1965, I have observed the resistance first hand in trying to create readily available contraceptive...

Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Rapid advancement in science and technology promise to disrupt the digital systems of our day, creating entirely new sources of value.

Former Nun’s New Book Tries To Exonerate Religion Of Crimes She Blames On Secular Governments

My position, as an admitted atheist, would be to un-fog our lives with fantasy and to look with clear eyes at the facts. Too many…

Why and how authoritarian evangelicals threaten Democracy

Evangelicals are not letting the next generation know anything about anything but the Church and the Bible and racism and hatred of liberals.

How Legal Abortion Transformed America

Among the author’s conclusions: access to safe, legal abortion is important for the health of American women. Spontaneous abortion is healthy.

Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Will machines eventually outsmart us at all tasks, replacing humans on the job market and perhaps altogether?

Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine

Paul Offit spells out in abundant, shocking, documented detail how Christian Science and other faith-healing cults actually cause death.

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