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Telling and Selling the Overpopulation Issue: Why Climate Change Gets So Much More Attention
Volume 40, No. 1
December 2019 / January 2020

Search the literature; read the news; comb the mission statements and recommendations of various environmental nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and it will become obvious how climate change utterly dominates public discourse, leaving the overpopulation issue behind. The average global per-person carbon footprint is 4.9 metric tons per year, according to the Global Footprint Network. Multiplied by …


In Bladensburg Cross Case, New Justices Help Set a New Course: Backward
Volume 40, No. 1
December 2019 / January 2020

It’s funny how a group of smart fourteen- and fifteen-year-olds using logic and cogent argument can one-up today’s U.S. Supreme Court. It happened in an Advanced Placement U.S. Government class at Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. According to the Washington Post, teacher Tessa Guarracino assigned the Bladensburg Cross case as a moot-court …

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The Rise of Global Fundamentalism: Are Humanists Really ‘Winning’?
Volume 35, No. 1
December 2014 / January 2015

To understand the distressing growth of conservative Christianity and Islam, we must understand the history and cultural dynamics of the so-called “wretched of the earth.”

In Defense of Scientism
Volume 35, No. 1
December 2014 / January 2015

Adherence to scientism has been repaying handsomely, economically as well as culturally, whereas betting on anti-scientistic dogmas threatens the growth of knowledge.

Honest Atheism
Volume 35, No. 1
December 2014 / January 2015

Honest atheism is not tragic, but for some it’s genuinely frightening. The answer is more honesty.

The Rise of Global Fundamentalism: Are Humanists Really ‘Winning’?
Volume 35, No. 1
December 2014 / January 2015

To understand the distressing growth of conservative Christianity and Islam, we must understand the history and cultural dynamics of the so-called “wretched of the earth.”

In Defense of Scientism
Volume 35, No. 1
December 2014 / January 2015

Adherence to scientism has been repaying handsomely, economically as well as culturally, whereas betting on anti-scientistic dogmas threatens the growth of knowledge.