A Reminder That Working Together Has Its Benefits

Herb Silverman‘s remembrance of Paul Kurtz is a mix of reverence and respectful criticism. It touches on some of the behind-the-scenes conflicts that seem petty in retrospect but were (unfortunately) very big issues at the time: [Read more...]

In Case You Forgot Why You Stopped Attending Church…

The folks at Stevens Creek Church really want your money. We know this because they say it repeatedly in this video in which they impersonate the singing husband/wife duo Bobbi and Marty Culp from Saturday Night Live. [Read more...]

New Idaho Billboard Declares ‘Humanism Works!’

Back in July, the Humanists in the Palouse (in Moscow, ID) put up a billboard reading: “Ethical values are derived from human need and interest as tested by experience. Humanism Works!” [Read more...]

When God Tells You to Kill Your Son…

Here’s a life lesson for you: When a voice in your head tells you to kill your son, don’t take it seriously: [Read more...]

You’re Already Committed to Reason

Steven Pinker, the author of The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, is at the center of this fantastic video (an excerpt of a previous Big Think video mixed with new visuals) explaining why violence is on the decline despite what you might infer from the news: [Read more...]


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