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Re: Fox News Quotes Mikey Weinstein Liberally in Support of Military’s Vaccine Mandate Vs. So-called “Religious” Objections MRFF Admin Military Religious Freedom Foundation

Read More Military Religious Freedom Foundation When I was in grade school we were told to show up at the high school for the polio vaccine. I think it actually was a cube of sugar but it was a long time ago. There was no track record for it because polio was so dire and …

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Week of 1/31/22 Jake Ritter American Ethical Union

Read More American Ethical Union My Thoughts on the Latest All-Society Platform A huge thank you to the planners, presenters, tech assistants, and participants for helping our All-Society Platform be such a great event! If you missed experiencing it “Live”, you can view the recording on the AEU’s YouTube Channel: American Ethical U…

Heretic on the Hill: Religious Freedom Goes to Court Andrew McCarty Secular Coalition for America

Read More Secular Coalition for America When one branch of the federal government is twisted into a near constant case of gridlock and inaction, and another turns over every four to eight years and then reverses most everything that had just been accomplished, the third branch takes on outsized importance. The Supreme Court will always …

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Beneath the Surface: A Critique of the Common Survey Model in the Study of Nonreligion Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles When measuring nonreligiosity, a common approach is to ask about the participants’ religious or nonreligious affiliation and belief in God. In this critical commentary, this type of methodological approach – referred as the “survey model” – is first placed in its historical context. The article suggests that understanding …

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The Political Divide Between Lay and Elite Atheism Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles A long-standing debate in atheist and secular humanist circles has been whether organized secularists should embrace a broader political agenda or steer clear of such commitments. The latter camp argues that atheism does not include a set of socio-political markers that sets it off from other movements; it …

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Post-Supernatural Cultures: There and Back Again Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles The abandonment of supernatural religious beliefs and rituals seems to occur quite easily in some contexts, but post-supernaturalist cultures require a specific set of conditions that are difficult to produce and sustain on a large scale and thus are historically rare. Despite the worldwide resurgence of supernaturalist religion, …

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The Final Sentence of Section #151 in Adorno’s Minima Moralia Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles Adorno’s post-World War II statement that ‘No spirit exists’, posited at the conclusion of an essay, provides a crucial window into considerations of modern atheism as well as contemporary anatheism. His utterance occurs historically about half-way between Nietzsche’s infamous declaration of the death of God and these two …

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The Arbiters of Faith: Legislative Assembly of BC Entanglement with Religious Dogma Resulting from Legislative Prayer Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles Daily sittings of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (BC), Canada begin with a prayer or reflection delivered by a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). MLAs have the option of using a sample prayer from a list of five provided by Legislative staff, or of delivering a …

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Finding the Missing Atheists Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles Anyone who has ever written and distributed a survey knows that the process can oftentimes be drawn out and incredibly tedious. It is almost inevitable that the survey author will realize that they forgot to ask about a specific topic, did not offer enough response options, or did …

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