challenging religious privilege in public life

James A. Haught

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2000 Years of Disbelief: Mark Twain

Twain's contempt and scorn for religion was kept secret for half a century after his death, lest it ruin his stature in Christian America.

Believers Kill Skeptics

Throughout history, a clear pattern is visible: Religious believers sometimes kill doubters or throw them into prison as criminals.

The Biggest News of the 21st Century – Churches Are Shrinking

What’s the most significant occurrence so far in the 21st century? The remarkably rapid collapse of religion in advanced democracies.

Can We Avoid Insulting Believers?

Skeptics face a quandary: When we declare that supernatural dogmas are false fairy tales, believers may feel bitterly insulted.

Feeding 7.7 Billion

The Catholic Church’s absurd claim that birth control is a “sin” worsens the out-of-control population crisis.

A short travel into the struggles that won us the freedom from religion

Separation of church and state was locked into the First Amendment of America’s Bill of Rights.

America’s Functional Atheism

Fundamentalists are shriveling to an unappetizing fringe, while the rest of America increasingly lives by functional atheism.

Supernatural religion is a colossal system of falsehoods

Invisible gods, devils, heavens, hells, angels, demons and other magical church entities don’t actually exist.

Religion in Civil Wars

This is the sixth segment of a nine-part series on religious horrors, cruelties, atrocities and tragedies of all types.

The Victims of the Crusades

Many people think the Crusades were romantic quests but they actually were a nightmare of slaughter, rape, looting and magic tales.

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