Forward Thinking – What Does Civic Responsibility Mean to You?

Forward Thinking

 My response to the first prompt in the values development project begun by Libby Anne and Daniel Fincke, Forward Thinking: What does civic responsibility mean to you? Civic responsibility, for me, stems from two facts: the fact we are all human beings, and therefore morally valuable, and the fact that what we do affects other [Read More...]

The Freethought Movement in 2013 – 5 Hopes and Challenges

It’s time to get the freethought movement moving. 2012 has been huge: The Reason Rally powerfully demonstrated the rise of a new political constituency, and the presidential election – with 70% of religious “nones” voting for Obama –  showed the potential of freethinkers to shape American politics in the future. But it won’t be easy: activating our influence [Read More...]

ROUSE Them: The Eight Elements of Inspiration

ROUSE Them

Over at my new website ROUSE Them I’ve developed a model for helping leaders inspire people to act around an issue. It’s relevant to anyone in any leadership position, including members of freethought groups who wish to mount a campaign to defend and promote secular values! In the post I outline the eight elements of [Read More...]


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