Answering the Richard Dawkins Foundation’s inbox


The Richard Dawkins Foundation posted an email from their inbox today on Facebook. The email read: I have a 1 1/2 year old little girl, and me and my wife are atheists. But the local school is amazing yet a church school and requires us to attend church to get our daughter in when it comes time to apply.My wife says that getting a good education takes priority over our principles. But I don't agree. She wants to start taking our daughter to church and I know it's going to drive us apart. … [Read more...]

The United States has a lot to learn about teaching evolution from Britain


The US could take a hint from Britain and make the teaching of evolution mandatory in all public schools.A statement from the British Humanist Association states of the new British law: Today sees a┬ánew national curriculum┬áin English schools come into force, and for the first time this includes a module on evolution in primary schools. The module on evolution and inheritance is part of the year six programme of study (ages 10-11). The British Humanist Association (BHA) has long campaigned f … [Read more...]

AlterNet publishes an excerpt from Parenting Without God

AlterNet has published an excerpt from Parenting Without God. They chose to publish around 1300 words from a section about raising critical thinkers.You can read the whole excerpt here and remember you can grab a copy of the book on paperback here and the Kindle version here. … [Read more...]