The most rewarding bit of activism I do right now is being on the board of directors for the Foundation Beyond Belief. It’s a group I mention frequently on this site and one I hope you all consider joining. [Read more...]
Cara Santa Maria, senior science correspondent for the Huffington Post, recently filmed a segment for Chris Johnson‘s multimedia book about atheists and what gives them joy and meaning in life.
In the segment below, she talks about the Carl Sagan quotation “We are a way for the cosmos to know itself,” and how we’ve evolved this amazing ability to comprehend our own existence in the universe: [Read more...]
At the 2013 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Boston, Point of Inquiry hosts Chris Mooney and Indre Viskontas interviewed Steven Pinker, author most recently of The Better Angels of our Nature: Why Violence has Declined: [Read more...]