If Aesop Were an Atheist…

A lot of kids are taught morals at Sunday School or through watered-down biblical stories, but Matthew Brackney thinks there’s a way to elucidate a lot of those values without religion. It’s kind of like Aesop’s stories, but with a non-religious theme. He’s calling it “The Freethinker’s Book of Fables“:

What are the lessons he’d like to convey? They include: the danger of groupthink, the problem with traditions that go unexamined, and why we shouldn’t fear reason.

Very cool idea and one that needs some funding before it can become a reality. If you like the concept, considering chipping in to Matthew’s Kickstarter!

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.


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