....a regular reader at Think Atheist. To the chase. I am , generally, active on atheist internet sites. My hobby horse is public education as a vehicle for freeing thought, for skepticism, for…Continue
"it will be tough to convince a public that thinks the world's knowledge stopped when the canon of scripture closed 1800 years ago the thinking is actually a requirement for successful living!
the church and religions in general are highly…"
"The vehicle would be marketing. Celebrity endorsements? Pop culture will have to play a role to reach the masses. Internet campaigns...? Comics and graphic novels? More shows like the big bang theory (but widen the appeal).
"1. Convince the public that our ability to compete economically depends on our childrens' ability to think critically, deeply, and creatively. People need to see the potential for payoff before they invest.
2. Challenge cultural ideals…"
"I once suggested that a pathway toward greater acceptance of a scientific worldview would be to create an education system that teaches children to think for themselves.
Well...you would have thought I just championed theocracy for the…"
"From the About section of this site:
"Atheism is on the rise all over the world, but some of us are having trouble finding our voice above the white noise of religion. Even more of us feel ostracized by the “believing” majority. If…"