I’ve written a lot of stuff this week! A Roundup

It's been a hectic few weeks for me, and a lot of pieces I've been working on for the last month or so have finally been published. This has been really rewarding and cool.At The Daily Beast, you can read about the latest research on combating anti-vaccine attitudes. Powell and Horne didn’t measure how long the change in attitude about vaccines lasted, and it’s worth noting that the information about the harms of not vaccinating didn’t change anyone’s beliefs about the link between vaccines … [Read more...]

Religion and Secular Roundup: Stalkin’, Chalkin’, and… Nothing About Richard Dawkins

It's been a long minute since I've done one of these, so I'm bringing it back. Below, some recent highlights (and lowlights) relevant to secularism, interfaith and religion:Will Atheism replace religion? That's the claim made by Nigel Barber over at Psychology Today. What do you think? His points are well made, but I don't agree with all of them. Religion meets some fundamental needs and is continuing to adapt to contemporary context, as it always has. His portrayal of religion as … [Read more...]