Month: August 2022

Repeal resolution granting Muslim school holidays, FFRF urges San Francisco apal@ffrf.org (Amit Pal) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation   Revoke your recent resolution closing San Francisco schools for two Muslim religious observances, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is insisting to the school board. The San Francisco Board of Education has passed a resolution to include the recognition of …

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Take Action: Register, Lead, Vote Early Peter Bjork TheHumanist.com

The American Humanist Association (AHA) is excited to announce multiple separate and nonpartisan efforts that you can directly get involved in related to voting and voter registration. We’re proud to partner with organizations that have pulled together voting resources and mobilized people passionate about getting people to the polls. With elections coming up soon, now …

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Nomadic Humanist Podcast Arrives Peter Bjork TheHumanist.com

Anya Overmann grew up in the Ethical Society of St Louis—one of the founding member societies of the American Ethical Union and an affiliate of the American Humanist Association (AHA)—and is a rising leader of the global humanist community. She’s now sharing her experiences and insights in her new podcast The Nomadic Humanist, produced by …

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Secular Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos Secular Jake Ritter American Ethical Union

Read More American Ethical Union Since humans are not the only living beings on this planet, why don’t we treat our fellow members of the animal kingdom with the respect we treat ourselves with? On May 4th at 7pm EDT, the Ethical Humanist Society of Rochester examines this question and more about animal rights by …

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Secular Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos Secular Jake Ritter American Ethical Union

Read More American Ethical Union Since humans are not the only living beings on this planet, why don’t we treat our fellow members of the animal kingdom with the respect we treat ourselves with? On May 4th at 7pm EDT, the Ethical Humanist Society of Rochester examines this question and more about animal rights by …

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Trinidadian ‘Doctor’ Michael McDowell Claims COVID-19 is a Manufactured Bioweapon Symington Smith The Skeptic

In September, 2021, Dr. Michael McDowell, from Trinidad and Tobago, claimed in an almost thirty-minute-long feature interview on television that HIV/AIDS and Ebola were manufactured as biological weapons by the US government to commit genocide. He went on to claim that COVID-19 vaccines are also biological weapons and that vaccines offer no protection against COVID-19, instead contributing to …

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Religion Continues to be Comedy Gold Max Carlisle Atheists for Liberty

Read More Atheists for Liberty With headlines about how various celebrities ranging from Ozzy Osbourne to Russell Brand have “found God”, one might think that religion has been regaining some of its lost ground in mainstream culture. But if the new Hulu comedy series “This Fool” is any indication, Catholicism and religion in general is …

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Feel the force – examining the imagination’s role in Ki Aikido and soft martial arts Martin Parkinson The Skeptic

This article originally appeared in The Skeptic, Volume 19, Issue 2, from 2006. I usually find magic irritating and certainly didn’t think I knew how to perform any myself, so I was most surprised, while watching Derren Brown on TV (Channel 4, 2003), to see a trick which I know how to do. He goes …

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Marian Tupy & Gale Pooley — Superabundance: The Story of Population Growth, Innovation, and Human Flourishing on an Infinitely Bountiful Planet Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Shermer, Tupy, and Pooley discuss: why we long for the “good ol’ days” • the Malthusian trap • Ehrlich’s predictions on overpopulation • the birth dearth • the Simon Abundance Index • compound interest • What does it mean for the economy to grow 2–3% a year? • accumulating wealth • what …

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