Virginia GOP Chair Insults Darwin on his BirthdayFebruary 20, 2009
Virginia GOP Chair Jeff Frederick accused Darwin of racism . . . even though the Darwins were a family of ardent abolitionists.
Borneo’s Lake Monster Photos: Legend Come to Life? Or Hoax?February 19, 2009
I examine two new photos of a huge snake-like creature allegedly taken in Borneo.
When Housecleaning Takes CourageFebruary 19, 2009
In one of the seven U.S. states whose constitutions block atheists from elective office, a legislator dares do the right thing.
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?
Ultra-Religionists Around the World Oppose Valentine’s DayFebruary 14, 2009
Religious extremists across the globe want to ban Valentine’s Day. Secularists ought to claim it.
Kashi Food Developer Karen Moyer Discovers Vanilla! (Stupid TV Commercial Spotlight)February 13, 2009
In TV ads, Kashi food developer Karen Moyer travels the world searching for common spices! (Stupid TV Commercial Spotlight)
Why Darwin Day MattersFebruary 12, 2009
A few reasons why Darwin Day matters, and why you should get involved!
Don’t Take That Oath!February 11, 2009
My colleague, Derek Araujo, has posted a couple of blog entries regarding the recent legal efforts to remove the religious trappings from the inauguration ceremony. (See, for example, his blog entry for December 31, 2008 ). Many religious skeptics are outraged by the inclusion of religion in an important government ceremony. However, as Derek …