Year: 2022

From the Intern Desk: Where is the “Secular Left”? Shweta Sachdev Secular Coalition for America

Read More Secular Coalition for America “The idea that religion and politics don’t mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.” — Jerry Falwell If Roe v. Wade were decided today, it’s safe to assume that religious conservatives would be apoplectic. There would undoubtedly be protests at the Supreme …

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‘Expertise’ isn’t gate-keeping, it’s our best way of understanding how the climate is changing Trevor Sloughter The Skeptic

The value of experts, and expertise as a concept, is often derided by science deniers. This is both defensive, protecting their pseudoscience from attack, and offensive, eroding public trust in expert analysis. While it is true that many experts are guilty of elitism and gatekeeping, both individually and systemically, the fact remains that expertise is …

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Finding Ourselves in Pop Culture Peter Bjork TheHumanist.com

Let’s begin this article by visualizing something together. A conversation I don’t doubt that at least a few of us will remember watching on a computer a few years ago. “Michael, do you know what secularism humanism is?” asks an annoyed-looking Oscar Martinez. Imagine his surprise when Michael Scott, a man not exactly known for …

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