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Flail Uselessly through Something Like VaporOctober 12, 2018
Rights activist Gulalai Ismail, who has spoken at CFI’s Women in Secularism conference, was detained by Pakistan authorities at Islamabad International Airport, and later released on bail. She’s apparently on the government’s “Exit Control List.” CFI’s own Barry Karr is a guest on the Phil Ferguson Show to talk about CSICon 2018 WHICH OMG IS …
My Eternal Problem with Openly Secular DayOctober 12, 2018
Openly Secular Day is nearly upon us. Well, to be precise, I think it is nearly upon us. Secular-friendly groups have promoted previous Openly Secular Days at different times of the year. Nevertheless, I’m all for having a consistent, national Openly Secular Day. The Center for Inquiry (CFI) and the Openly Secular network seem to …
10 Commandments Under FireOctober 11, 2018
4. Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
This is a problem. Every major pro sport plays on Sunday. God doesn’t want to mess with the NFL.
And Christian women, look closely at this commandment and notice who doesn’t get a day off… YOU!
Cattle get the Sabbath off. Strangers within thy gates (there are plenty of these in my neighborhood) get the Sabbath off. Slaves? Yep. (and this is pre-OSHA)
Women? Sorry. No.
One more thing here. Why does the all-powerful creator of the universe need rest? Does he get tired after a long week of whipping up matter and energy? Is he out of breath or have a stitch in his side? If you are ALL-powerful, you are in tremendous shape. Ironman triathletes don’t have to rest when they walk up a flight of stairs. Apparently God does.
News & Announcements
CFI Kenya Helps Little Feet Take Big StridesSeptember 17, 2018
There are a number of battles being fought over children’s education in the U.S., deeply frustrating conflicts over such fundamental concepts as evolution, climate change, and even basic facts of history. Imagine, then, the challenge faced by children in a country like Kenya, where the worry is not that students will be taught creationist myths …
Center for Inquiry Joins 36 Organizations in Letter to Senate Opposing KavanaughAugust 28, 2018
The following letter was sent to the U.S. Senate from the Center for Inquiry and 36 other inter-faith and religious liberty organizations. August 27, 2018 Dear Senator: The undersigned 37 national faith-based, nontheist, and religious liberty organizations share a commitment to individual freedom and the separation of religion and government, two of the tenets on …