What Does A Commitment to Gender Equality Imply?January 7, 2009
Is there a humanist position on affirmative action? Pornography? If so, what is it?
Africa Needs More Human-Centered Thought and ActivismJanuary 7, 2009
Norm R. Allen Jr. responds to the idea that missionary work and Christianity are essentially benign.
New Jersey UFO Case Likely a Copycat HoaxJanuary 7, 2009
A set of mysterious lights seen recently over New Jersey bears a striking resemblance to the 2008 Phoenix Lights UFO Hoax
Do You Think Humanists Have a Sense of Humor? Prove It.January 5, 2009
CFI President and CEO Ronald A. Lindsay offers some light bulb jokes — and challenges other humanists to do better.
Humanism and the Faith that UnitesJanuary 2, 2009
Can humanism promote an active faith in ethical ideals, without falling into the religious divide of dogmatic faith?
Should Nonbelievers Challenge Inaugural Oath and Invocation?December 31, 2008
Should atheists and nonbelievers sue to prevent the inaugural benediction and the use of the words "so help me God" when Barack Obama takes the oath of office on January 20th? According to Michael Newdow’s website , more than two-dozen individuals and organizations – including the American Humanist Association and the Freedom From Religion …
Skeptic Benjamin Radford’s Psychic Predictions for 2008December 30, 2008
In December 2007, Skeptical Inquirer managing editor Ben Radford made 22 predictions for 2008…
Exorcism: The Devil’s in the DetailsDecember 30, 2008
A new television series, The Real Exorcist , has debuted on the Sci-Fi Channel, whose executives and producers continue to promote pseudoscience and worse. The show features fundamentalist minister Bob Larson, whose Web site pleads for help in fighting demonic evil with “prayer and financial help.” Jesus, Larson claims, has actually “chosen” him …
NM Senator’s Miracle Cure Merely Mistake, MisdiagnosisDecember 29, 2008
Recently I came across a front-page headline in my local newspaper, about a state senator here in New Mexico whose brain disease may have been cured by God through the power of prayer. "Brain Disease Either Gone or Stalled," was the front page article’s subhead. I wrote a column about this for LiveScience.com; here’s an …