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Turn Around and Convulse
September 21, 2018


Okay, fine, fine, fine. Here’s my sonnet that I wrote about CFI and read to a room full of reporters. If you’re not careful, I’ll put it to music and sing it while playing a lute. Stacey Barchenger at the Asbury Park Press reports that a private Jewish Orthodox religious school in Lakewood, NJ has …

Sonnet for Inquiry
September 20, 2018


Last weekend, I went to the Religion Newswriters Association Conference in Columbus, Ohio to shill for the Center for Inquiry before the assembled journalists on the God-beat. Although I hadn’t been to one of these in a couple of years, I’m still pretty much a known quantity over there. And by that, I mean that …

A Viral Infection by Any Other Name
September 20, 2018


Hi again. There was no Heresy yesterday because I was called in for jury duty, and I will be doing so again for a few days next week. You’re welcome, justice! Chris McDaniel, a GOP candidate in the special election for U.S. Senate from Missouri, would like you to think of him as the next …

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The Skeptical Inquirer publishes critical scientific evaluations of all manner of controversial and extraordinary claims, including but not limited to paranormal and fringe-science matters, and informed discussion of all relevant issues. In addition to news, articles, book reviews, and investigations on a wide variety of topics, Skeptical Inquirer has a stellar stable of regular columnists on their blog.

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FREE INQUIRY is the bimonthly transnational magazine of the nonprofit Council for Secular Humanism. It is the world’s largest-circulation English-language magazine for and about men and women who live value-rich lives without religion. Founded in 1980 and published bimonthly (six times per year), FREE INQUIRY (circulation averaging 30,000) features leading thinkers and activists who explore issues of critical importance to all who seek to live the good life ... in this life.

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Point of Inquiry

Point of Inquiry is the Center for Inquiry's flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time engage in deep conversation about the big questions in science, religion, politics, and culture.

Since 2005, some of the show's remarkable guests have included Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Greene, Susan Jacoby, Richard Dawkins, Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugenie Scott, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, Howard Fineman, Sam Harris, and Francis Collins, among many, many others.

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Welcome to Reasonable Talk, your source for high-quality video of the best presentations from the brightest minds and most compelling speakers in all of freethought.

At Reasonable Talk, passionate and brilliant thinkers, writers, and activists stand before eager and inquiring audiences to enlighten minds, spark debate, and inspire action.

They join us from a wide variety of fields such as science, journalism, politics, religion, philosophy, and grassroots activism. They come to us as champions of reason, critical thinking, and free expression over dogma, superstition, and misinformation.

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