Burqa Bans and Superficial Integration
For those not used to seeing them, a face veil can be frightening to behold on a person. One is tempted to gawk at women covered from head to toe with their individuality stripped away. If they are wearing a niqab, it is possible to glimpse a set of eyes through a slit in the …
Facebook vs. Freethought
Far from freeing us, social media has made many more cautious about speaking their minds.
See No Evil, Hear No Evil
From left or right, responses to Islamic extremism make matters worse when they fail to address the truth.
Violence and Freethought
A punch may hurt a Nazi, but it won’t change his or her mind.
Only the Truth Will Prevent Harm
Nothing is as destructive to a political ideology as a hypocrisy exposed. An accidental hypocrisy indicates ignorance, and ignorance, thankfully, can often be remedied with evidence and reason.