The Secular Society Conference 2007

  • Report from the Secular Society Conference: Day One (November 10, 2007)
    A birthday tribute to Carl Sagan; presentation of the James Madison Award for Religious Liberty for Matt LaClair; photos with Lori Lipman-Brown, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, and Richard Dawkins.
  • Report from the Secular Society Conference: Day Two (November 11, 2007)
    Discussion panels on the history of secularism, religion in modern politics, and science’s role in confronting religion; addresses by Christopher Hitchens and Peter Singer; Richard Dawkins is interviewed by D.J. Grothe; photos of Jennifer Michael Hecht and Michelle Goldberg.
  • Report from the Secular Society Conference: Day Three (November 12, 2007)
    A discussion panel on the next generation of freethinkers; address by Alan Dershowitz; Paul Berman and Tawfik Hamid debate Islamic radicalism; photos with Margaret Downey, Nica Lalli, and some of my fellow bloggers.