Posts Tagged ‘God’
The DOMA Ruling – A victory for progress.
I would be lying if I said there wasn’t some satisfaction in seeing all of these religious fanatics utterly devastated about the DOMA ruling today. Comments like “The DOMA ruling has now made the normalization of polygamy, pedophilia, incest and bestiality inevitable. Matter of time.” from American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer and statements that the…Read More
My path to Secular Humanism.
It’s a well-written post–a typical example of “conversion” from religion, but nonetheless one I’m happy to have read about. – Richard Dawkins, Evolutionary Biologist. http://www.RichardDawkins.net Hi, my name is James, and I’m a Secular Humanist. I’m also a regular person, just like you. (Cue: Hi, James!) Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without…Read More
The beauty of not knowing (Warning: Controversial opinion inside).
This is kind of long so I don’t expect many to read it, but I wanted to write it anyway. Also, some will find this controversial – my intention is never to offend, but to spark thought and discussion. If we are friends on Facebook, many of you have probably seen (and possibly been annoyed…Read More
Why thinking for yourself is the truest freedom.
There is a famous quote by the late Steve Jobs, which I’m sure we have all heard: “Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.” Read this quote to most people, and they are sure to agree with it – however, do they really understand it? Let’s…Read More