Popular (Bunk) Theory about Atheist Birth Rates and the Rise of Religion Resurfaces

A new study argues that “secularism is likely to undergo a decline throughout the remainder of the twenty-first century” in large part due to our relatively low birth rates (compared to religious groups). But the researchers ignore a lot of important facts to the contrary.


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The Atheist Parent Challenge: Is It Indoctrination If You Steer Your Kids Toward Godlessness?

If I, as an atheist, raise a kid who becomes religious, have I failed as a parent or succeeded as one who raised a young woman capable of independent thought?


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Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality: A Review and An Interview with Author Darrel Ray

The news has been at capacity lately with attacks on issues of sexual freedom, and this book by psychologist Dr. Darrel Ray could not be more important to us all. Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality. The bold title and cover image of this book will supply you with endless entertainment from the odd [Read More…]

Attack of the Theocrats!: A Review and an Interview with Author Sean Faircloth

This past October, while attending the TX Freethought Convention, I had the opportunity to hear Sean Faircloth speak. Directly following his presentation, I ventured to the bookstore and purchased his first book, Attack of the Theocrats! How the Religious Right Harms Us All — and What We Can Do About It (which is officially released [Read More…]