Bans on Face Coverings Are a Good Thing
“No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent” (John Donne), and so is every woman, and so is every person a part of the social world. Some countries have implemented bans against covering one’s face with cloth or other material in public.1,2 Countries with comprehensive bans include …
The Myth of Rationalist Dogma
A dissenting view from Greta Christina’s on rationalist dogma.
In Memoriam: Harry Kroto, 1939–2016
Remembering an exceptional chemist, humanist, and educator.
God and Rape
The argument is irresistibly clear: Since rape exists, God must not.
Where Do We Go from Here?
After the stunning loss in Greece v. Galloway, secularists’ battle cry should now be “No Invocations without Representation!”
Deconstructing Paul Kurtz’s ‘True Unbeliever’
In his article “The ‘True Unbeliever’” in the December 2009/January 2010 Free Inquiry, Paul Kurtz offers a misleadin g and unfair analysis of the so-called New Atheists. Kurtz uses such labels as “fundamentalist” and “true believer” to refer to persons who hold strong beliefs and are determined not to change them. He then generalizes the …