Review of Christopher Boehm, Moral Origins: The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism, and Shame (Basic Books, 2012)
Humanism asserts that human beings are naturally capable of caring about others and taking action to help others, even those who are not like themselves. One only has to notice the worldwide response after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines to be convinced of the truth of that assertion. But despite humanists’ celebration of Charles Darwin… Continue
Added by Homer Edward Price on April 23, 2014 at 3:54pm —
My McAfee site advisor bar turned yellow when I visited Atheist Nexus. I was not surprised. Groups against atheism typically will take any opportunity to attack using technology rather than participating in a debate they know they will lose.
McAfee site advisor reports that this site presents "potential suspicious behavior." which is another example of "groupspeak" or generalized innuendo as a form of vilification or marginalization.
Added by Atheist Insurgency on April 3, 2010 at 8:44am —
So tonight was SANE's (Student Atheists and Non-religious at Elon) first meeting as a student organization with provisional status! yippee!
Mike, our fearless leader, graduated a semester early at the end of winter term so we also had elections and now have a new President, a VP, Secretary, Treasurer and Webmaster. Sadly I am none of these things but I will not let this interfere with how much I give to the group. (Even if they get tired of me ;) ) Mike'll be hanging around… Continue
Added by Rikka on February 23, 2010 at 9:30pm —
Apparently, when you join a group, you don't automatically receive email notifications when new discussions are added to the group.
I will be regularly adding new discussions on various topics related to wonderism to the Wonderism group
Important: If you would like to get notified by email when a new discussion is posted, or follow new discussions via RSS, read the directions here:… Continue
Added by Wonderist on November 27, 2009 at 10:05pm —
I heard about this site on the Chariots of Iron podcast and it seemed like a good place to get myself grounded. I'm considering starting an atheist / skeptic group in my area so I'd particularly love to hear from anyone in the midcoast region of Maine.
Added by Forrest Brown on September 1, 2009 at 1:26pm —
I corrected the age group selection on my profile to reflect reality, but it made me think twice about my mental age. It may have been more accurate originally. Still, having both my age and age group separate is redundant. I definitely did not intend to make people think I was still a teenager.
Added by Atheist Insurgency on October 31, 2008 at 3:18pm —