Terra Lumina – an Album Inspired by Science, by John Boswell and William Crowley

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“I love big ideas…but those ideas still have to compete in the marketplace…If you want those ideas to reach anyone you gotta make them sing.” – Jason Silva If Humanist values are going to sweep the culture, we gotta make them sing. We have to find ways to convey our ideas and values in ways [Read More...]

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...]

God is Dead. So What? – My Talk from Skepticon 5!

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With much excitement, and with many thanks to the amazing Rob Lehr of Hambone Productions, I am delighted to present to you God is Dead. So What?, my talk from Skepticon 5! This was my first time at Skepticon as a speaker (I was on a panel at Skepticon 4) and I had a wonderful time! In the [Read More...]

Religion and Education: Raising Humanist Kids

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The American Humanist Association’s recent Kids Without God campaign (my thoughts here) has provoked a response from no less a sage than William Lane Craig, who charges that the site, while promoting critical thinking and questioning, “never encourages kids to think critically about the tough questions concerning the justification of humanism itself.” Humanists, he argues, [Read More...]

Oklahoma Atheists Interview Me!

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Update: Thanks to Chas for the direct link! At Skepticon 5 (watch almost all the talks except mine (!) here) I spent some time with Chas Stewart of Oklahoma Atheists being interviewed for their “Godcast”. The interview’s now up – apparently I spoke about “Secular Humanism, Ethical Culture, and how to go about building a better world.” Also, [Read More...]


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