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Saving Liberalism
June 7, 2016

Liberalism is threatened if we forget the origins and necessity of the liberal arts at the core our modernity. Humanists need to defend the humanities, and embrace them as essential to the human experience. 

Atheist Posters Torn to Pieces on Liberal College Campus
January 23, 2013

One of my reasons for selecting the George Washington University as my college institution was because of its strong, passionate presence in politics. More specifically, the College Democrats group at GWU is one of the largest in the country. Sure enough, in my first two years here on campus, the liberal presence becomes more and more evident with each and every class that I take as liberal voices are proven to be the loudest and strongest amongst the student body.

The Folly of “Liberal” Religion
September 26, 2016

When a religion is based upon inerrant, revealed text having divine authority, attempts to liberalize them by disregarding certain elements of divine law will, over time, undo that religion entirely leaving the only alternative to be humanism.

Charlie Sitzes Requests Listing on Adopt a Liberal Roster—Wants to Follow the Money
October 6, 2009

Charlie Sitzes Asks to Be on the Adopt a Liberal Roster–Faith is Where the Money Is.

Can the Bible Make People more Liberal?
July 25, 2011

Are atheists blaming the Bible for making conservative and hateful Christians just factually wrong about the Bible?

Charlie Hebdo and avoiding offence – two popular liberal arguments refuted
January 10, 2015

In the gallery of satirical art there’s a largely blank space where the work satirizing Islam should be. Here I argue that, where satirical work has been removed out of fear, it should be put back. I also deal with a couple of objections against doing so.

Is Islam Compatible With Democracy and Human Rights?
November 16, 2018

Presented is an extensive look into Islam and Democracy from Ibn Warraq’s book, Why I Am Not a Muslim. Secular Islam was created by the Center for Inquiry to collect the writings, thoughts, and speeches of secular Muslims, Ex-Muslims, believers, doubters, and unbelievers, brought together by a great struggle, not between the West and Islam, but between …

Unco Junto: The Nature of Hypocrisy
July 21, 2017

Hypocrisy seems to be a running theme on the news and in social media, especially in the political sphere. But what is the nature of hypocrisy? Michael Hartwell, Ian Harris, and Celestia Ward join me in examining the question.

Does the National Center for Science Education Deserve the Criticism It Receives?
December 28, 2010

Secularists continue to charge that the NCSE too often promotes the compatibility of science and religion. Do they have a point?

A Closer Look at The Republican Brain
April 15, 2012

The Republican Brain is a well-written and informative book. I learned a lot from it. It’s also an important book. It advances a thesis that, if true, has significant implications for psychology, politics, and public policy. The book marshals a wide array of research in support of its thesis, and this research is accurately and perceptively summarized. However, I don’t believe there is sufficient evidence to support the book’s central claims.