The “End of Philosophy” and the Start of HumanismApril 9, 2009
The philosophy of humanism is only strengthened by evolutionary studies of morality.
Freedom of Speech and the Right to Criticise ReligionApril 4, 2009
My right to criticise your religion outweighs your desire to not be offended.
The Humanist Life is the Aesthetic LifeMarch 30, 2009
Aesthetic appreciation is important for life. Does the humanist life essentially involve artistic expression?
Could Atheism Prove that God does not Exist?March 20, 2009
Maybe atheism should not take on a burden of proof that rightly belongs to the religious believer.
American Nonbelievers are now Third behind Catholics and BaptistsMarch 9, 2009
The just-released 2008 American Religious Identification Survey shows that nonbelievers make up 15% of the American population.
Obama ready to undo Bush medical conscience clauseMarch 2, 2009
Obama will reverse a Bush regulation letting health care workers avoid duties that they find religiously objectionable.
A Theologian’s Confused Response to New AtheismFebruary 23, 2009
Catholic theologian John F. Haught has some confused responses to the New Atheism that are nevertheless worth pondering.
How Does Humanism Find Moral ValueFebruary 16, 2009
Humanists agree that we have ethical obligations to everyone, but how can we tell what has moral value?
How would Humanism guide Environmentalism?February 6, 2009
A careful definition of humanism is needed from the start.