A Radical View on PopulationMarch 13, 2009
Steven Kotler has the most radical take on population I’ve read lately. But try to find anything wrong with it.
Afghan Court Upholds Student Journalist’s 20-Year Sentence for BlasphemyMarch 12, 2009
The Afghan Supreme Court has upheld a 20-year sentence for the “crime” of blasphemy.
Who’s “We,” White Man? Or, The Media’s Mythical MajorityMarch 9, 2009
Lazy writers use phrases like “We are obsessed with celebrity” in news and media reports, making incorrect overgeneralizations
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.
Pay Attention to the Cross in the Doughnut HoleMarch 4, 2009
A new Supreme Court case will provide a clue to the Obama administration’s views on church-state issues.
Strange Responses to a Skeptical ArticleMarch 3, 2009
Three readers commented on a recent skeptical article about the paranormal; none were very happy.
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.
Your Definitive Guide to Heaven in 2009 (and 2010, 2011…)February 25, 2009
Here’s everything you need to know about heaven—oh wait, most people reading this are going to hell. OK, we’ll cover that soon.