Archive for August, 2018

August 26, 2018

Here Are 10 Things Traditional Christians Got Terribly Wrong

When Christians get political, they often do so because they believe that they have God on their side. This is true whether they are progressive or conservative, and throughout most of American history there have been both. (You’d think that the conflicting claims about what God wants would lead to more doubting, but here we are.) Looking over the long history of people claiming to be speaking for God’s wishes, it quickly becomes evident that Christians are frequently on the wrong side of history.

Source: Here Are 10 Things Traditional Christians Got Terribly Wrong

August 17, 2018

Enlightenment Wow: The Humanist Interview with Steven Pinker – TheHumanist.com

The 2006 Humanist of the Year doesn’t need rose-colored glasses to see what’s clear about humanity’s progress. STEVEN PINKER is a cognitive scientist, psychologist, linguist, popular science author, and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. He has been recognized by a number of prestigious academic bodies, including the National Academy […]

Source: Enlightenment Wow: The Humanist Interview with Steven Pinker – TheHumanist.com

August 17, 2018

Simultaneously Fighting for Secular Government and LGBTQ Rights – TheHumanist.com

Humanists and others who care about equal rights must follow those leading programs of resistance.

Source: Simultaneously Fighting for Secular Government and LGBTQ Rights – TheHumanist.com

August 13, 2018

‘Club Gitmo’ is now for children, too

Source: ‘Club Gitmo’ is now for children, too

August 13, 2018

WOW! This Woman Walked the Equivalent of Half of Earth’s Circumference to Raise Awareness About Water Pollution – One Green Planet

Since then, the amazing Mandamin has walked an estimated 25,000 kilometers — the equivalent of half of Earth’s circumference — to promote the importance of saving our water.

Source: WOW! This Woman Walked the Equivalent of Half of Earth’s Circumference to Raise Awareness About Water Pollution – One Green Planet