• Why are the religious folks disturbed by non-believers?

    I was wrong. I used to think that ignorance of the scientific origins of the universe, life and mankind was behind the faith of the believers. And I used to recommend to my fellow atheists & Secular humanists that they should read the introductory literature on cosmology, astrophysics,…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

  • Happiness and Success. A perspective from North Korean defectors.

    I was watching this video series, which contains interviews with defectors from North Korea.  These people underwent ordeals similar to the Underground Railroad, except they were leaving mental enslavement and starvation in North Korea, for the uncertainty of freedom, first as illegal immigrants in…

    By Daniel W

  • Why Humanism Matters in Politics

    I promote Humanism for a reason.The Atlantic had a great article about how the secularization of the electorate is impacting politics.  If you are unfamiliar with…

    By Jennifer Hancock

  • The World's Water Crisis Is Solvable

    What was the first thing you did when you woke up this morning? Chances are you used water. Try to imagine life without water. It's…

    By Johnny Landers

  • How the Election of Donald Trump Defined True Christianity

    Have you ever noticed how believers handily redefine Christianity to fit their personal agendas, prejudices and circumstances? I have. For numerous examples of this practice, see the comments about my piece for Daily Kos:

    By Richard E. Wackrow

  • Grover's Corners and Dancing in Hurricanes

    Back in college, I was invited to participate in a production of Thornton Wilder’s play, Our Town, which was being put on by the drama department of Notre Dame College.  It was a nice diversion from my engineering studies for one thing, as well as causing me to gain two really good friends from the…

    By Loren Miller

  • Are Religion and Science Compatible?

    A perennial claim made by the moderately religious and religious apologists alike is that religion and science are somehow compatible, and that religion need not be an impediment to the advancement of human knowledge and the welfare of mankind. However, try as we might to reach this accommodation,…

    By Richard E. Wackrow

  • People pressing senator during town hall for Universal healthcare.

    I absolutely love this. In Town Halls across the USA, people have been stepping it up. In Las Vegas during a town hall, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto was getting pressed about Universal healthcare. After skating around it a few times, people were not satisfied with her answer. Link here:…

    By Jennifer W

  • Dear Mr. President: Regarding Climate Change...

    Rigorous science is critical to my administration's efforts to achieve the twin goals of economic growth and environmental protection.  My administration is committed to advancing scientific research that leads to a better understanding of our environment and of environmental risks. As we do so, we…

    By Loren Miller

  • Happiness. Positivity. Avoiding Negativity. Social Media. News.

    Over and over again in life, things happen.  Things that don't make us happy today, and won't make us happy tomorrow, or probably, ever.  Hearing about those things, or reading about the repeatedly, won't make us happy, today or tomorrow, or the next day.…

    By Daniel W