A recent Zogby International poll had some fascinating results dealing with prejudice. One result: 42% believe Americans would be most concerned about their child dating a Muslim; followed by an atheist (17%), and a Mormon (14%). We’re not the scariest people to bring home with you! Time to celebrate. I’m *so* going back to Shaadi.com. [...]
With the atheist books hitting bestsellers lists and national secular organizations growing in membership, what should we be focusing on: Creating new atheists or getting those who are already atheists to speak out as such? A recent article in the (Canadian) National Post used the backdrop of the Center for Inquiry – Ontario to discuss [...]
Saint Gasoline is ruining the ending for everyone!
The author and psychologist Steven Pinker wrote the preface to a book called What Is Your Dangerous Idea?: Today’s Leading Thinkers on the Unthinkable. In it, he poses a number of questions that have gotten many intelligent people in trouble merely for asking them in the first place: Do women, on average, have a different [...]