challenging religious privilege in public life

Howard Bloom


Howard Bloom: My Atheism Gave Me A Mission

Turn the lens not up, not down, but inside. Train it on the inner world and its passions. Illuminate the realm where the spirits reside.

The Importance of Hugging

The societies that hugged their kids were relatively peaceful. The cultures that treated their children coldly produced brutal adults.

Why We Need Islamophobia

The idea of a Jewish world conquest is fraudulent. But the militant Islamic goal of world conquest is for real.

Plato and The Name Game

Plato was the philosopher who many experts credit with opening the gates of insight to every basic issue the modern mind has ever conceived.

The Perceptual Trick That Manufactures Devils

The Christian right have made full use of the psychological ploy with which we project our own worst tendencies onto some distant figure.

Women – Not the Peaceful Creatures You Think

Evidence from the world of our closest relatives in the primate family indicates that the cheerfully idealistic picture of women is a self-delusion.

Islamic Censorship: How Allah Has Nipped Your Right to Know

Some of the Muslim world’s most influential twenty-first century leaders say it is a sacred duty of Allah’s 400 million men to resume the Empire’s…

Howard Bloom On Islam And The Muhammad Code

The truth is Islam has never developed an equivalent to the West’s protest, free-speech, peace, and human rights movements.

The Greed of Genes

Despite the opinions of Montaigne, Rousseau, and their contemporary followers, modern civilization is not the generator of violence.

Who is Gagging Islam’s Liberals?

There are many Muslims who long for pluralism, tolerance, and democracy. But too many are kept silent by the threat of punishment.