challenging religious privilege in public life



When Will Anti-Atheism Be Viewed as Bigotry?

The bottom line is that we need to call it what it is and stop glossing over this type of discrimination. Bigotry is bigotry.

It’s a control thing: Religion and human reproduction

Christianity is, like many other religions, a reproduction control system. Its various sects take great pains to enforce a sexual code of conduct.

Rejoice! Secularism Won! Why We Can Never Celebrate

Secular folk rule. Our medicine is not Wiccan. Our neuroscience is not Voodoo. Our artists and writers rarely follow Christian tenets.

Tax the Churches and Give the Revenue to Hungry Children

Buying a bigger mansion for a billionaire preacher does not serve the public interest better than ending malnourished stomachs.

Christian zealots are a health hazard – and their actions infringe on secular liberties

It’s not a good idea to remain silent or to allow ourselves to be intimidated by aggressive Christian infringements on the public sector.

Letter to ISIS

Preparations for you conquest and arrival are well advanced, and we have to say that the whole place is looking very 8th Century already.

Overpopulation: The Ultimate Exploiter

Overpopulation stares us in the face, it glares at us from every shocking news story – but few dare to say its name. It is…

Religious Propaganda & Bad Analogies

One example of a bad analogy: the result of using the word “Islamophobia” has been to confuse criticism with bigotry.

Recent findings on the origins of Islam: a key to countering radicalism?

Literalism, in the form of Islamism, is having a diabolical and destabilising effect globally, causing immense suffering.

There are no Atheists in the White House

In the words of the late Jerry Falwell - who once said that God is pro-war - “If you’re not a born-again Christian, you’re a…