This Is Your Moment to Stand Up Against Gun Violence

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Bart Worden, the Executive Director of the American Ethical Union – the national organization coordinating the work of the nation’s Ethical Culture Societies (non-theistic communities dedicated to ethical action) – made the following statement yesterday in the wake of Friday’s shootings: The tragedy of the killings in Newtown Connecticut on December 14th is unspeakable. What [Read More...]

Atheists Giving Aid – Support Sandy Hook Elementary

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Donate here. A call for compassion from American Atheists along with the Society of Open-Minded Atheists and Agnostics and We Are Atheism: During this time of great tragedy, American Atheists along with theSociety of Open-Minded Atheists and Agnostics (SOMA, a SSA affiliate and University of Kansas Student Organization) and We Are Atheism, have decided to come together to raise funds for the children and their families [Read More...]

Confronting Our Violent Culture: If Not Now, When?

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Another gunman, another mass shooting. Almost 30 dead, most children. And already the politicians are deciding now is “not the right time” to talk about gun violence. When is the right time? How many people – how many children – have to die until it becomes “the right time” to discuss guns and violence in America? [Read More...]

NEW STAR TREK TRAILER

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I was raised on Star Trek. It is a fine set of explicitly Humanist parables. It was my family’s Bible. There is a new movie coming out. ‘Nuff said.   [Read more...]

James the Giant Croft – Google Alerts Me Of My Nemesis

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Google Alerts is a wonderful service which sends me an email every time “James Croft” appears on a website, in a news article, etc. I find it extremely useful as it allows me to track where there are blogposts about my work which require immediate attention ( =P ). Sometimes though – since I am [Read More...]

Responsible Writing

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It’s strange what catches the attention. What I thought was a rather innocuous and boringly-balanced post on the strengths and weaknesses of Rebecca Watson’s recent talk at Skepticon 5 has sparked a barrage of commentary, not all of it flattering to yours truly. Most of the criticism seems to be along the following lines: “You are being [Read More...]

Buy All the Things! – The Center for Inquiry Has a New Store!

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The Center for Inquiry, one of my favorite organizations working to promote science, reason, and secular values, has a new store and it looks great. Make sure to check the store for holiday gifts for the godless heathens in your life. Highlights include: The beautiful CfI coffee mug, with which you can “let people know [Read More...]


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