All Blog Posts Tagged 'secularism' (13)

We Are All Humanists

The purpose of this blog is only of the intention to lay the cards on the table so to speak in order to avoid any confusions or inconsistencies that may be assumed. 

Firstly I have always held the greatest deal of respect for the atheist community, especially for its opinions and stances on organised religion. I am still of the opinion that organised (or rather…


Added by Nerdy Keith on April 12, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

After Christian Loses to Atheist in a Debate, the Church That Sponsored the Event Won’t Release the Video

From the Friendly Atheist. 

October 20, 2013
 By Hemant Mehta

This is a…


Added by Rob Klaers on October 20, 2013 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Secular Coalition for West Virginia

The following is the text of an email I just sent out. If you're interested in secular government - even if you don't live in West Virginia - you might be interested:

You may be aware that the Secular Coalition for America is working to set up a chapter in each state. Their stated purpose is to "bring together secular Americans in each state to influence government officials, legislation, and regulations." Having already succeeded…


Added by Jeff Samuelson on October 19, 2012 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Reason Rally Interview

So I "Googled" myself tonight to see what would come up and I found this article from the Catholic News Service. They interviewed me at the Reason Rally back in March. It's cool to see my quotes in the article and I'm proud of everything I said during that interview :-)

I just thought I'd share. Let me know what you think of the article!…


Added by Arianne Nicole on June 28, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

Survey Says: 78% of Quebecers are not religious

"Personally, do you consider yourself to be a religious person? (Total % YES)"

This last weekend I was at the pharmacy waiting for a prescription to be filled and picked up a copy of the Journal de Montreal.…


Added by Godless Poutine on March 15, 2012 at 4:39pm — 1 Comment

Freethought Social + Meetup!

Yesterday morning, representing the Houston Atheists, I joined roughly fifty other secular Houstonians for a freethought coffee social. The meetup was organized by the Houston Freethought Alliance, with a goal of bringing our groups together for secular fellowship.…


Added by Emilyhasbooks on February 6, 2012 at 2:07pm — 1 Comment

Perspectives from a science teacher,

Ignorance is bliss ... Although it shouldn't be in teaching!

A very short introduction to this blog, quite mixed together but it gives an idea of what it's about. 
Atheism and Anti-Theism. Two words that 20 years ago were restricted to small meeting rooms and shabby websites. In 2011 however, things have…

Added by Sal Khan on December 18, 2011 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Egyptian Atheist risks her life and poses nude for freedom and human rights!

I absolutely admire this young brave lady and her boyfriend for standing up against tyranny. In a country that has Islamic fervor, these brave young individuals have sent a statement to those who value freedom to not be afraid of speaking up for your values. And what are those values? FREEDOM. Deciding what to do with your life and how to express yourself. I stand with these brave young souls for 110% - and this is coming from an…

Added by Sassan K. on November 20, 2011 at 3:46pm — 1 Comment

The Pope, Evangelicals and the War Against Free Thought

   I was scanning the inter-webs and came across this article in The Washington Post's Faith section (Yes, I read the faith section quite often): Pope Seeks Protestant Allies to Combat…


Added by Luke Townsley on September 25, 2011 at 8:36pm — 5 Comments

Pope's letter protects church, not its victims

The Pope’s letter on child sexual abuse holds lessons for civic society. What he writes to Catholics about religion is a matter between him and them. But the Catholic church also operates within civic society, acts as a quasi-State at the United Nations, and sends ambassadors to real States. And the Pope’s letter includes assertions about secular society that are factually wrong.

Having read the full letter, the following seems clear:

1. The Pope’s main priority is to… Continue

Added by Michael Nugent on March 22, 2010 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Examining the Secular - Latest Highlights

Hey gang, here are some highlights from my column at over the past week!

* I insist that it's okay to be judgmental about things really are bad

* I worry over… Continue

Added by Paul Fidalgo on March 7, 2009 at 8:48pm — 3 Comments

The Military, Schools, and Porn: New posts at my column!

Things are getting interesting at my column (the DC Secularism Examiner). But of course, aren't they always? :)

Experience the atheistic adventure as I...


Added by Paul Fidalgo on March 2, 2009 at 12:29am — 3 Comments

Discovering the secularist cause (New article at Examiner)

Here's my latest at, under my new title, "DC Secularism Examiner." It's a brief history of what brought me to writing about atheist activism.

A taste:

As I put my career in professional theatre temporarily aside (populated by a generally liberal and socially tolerant demographic) and toward politics, I came to realize that while my own…

Added by Paul Fidalgo on February 27, 2009 at 3:56pm — 3 Comments

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