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No Time for Wishful Thinking Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science From the Richard Dawkins Foundation Newsletter. Subscribe here. There is an awful lot of wishful thinking going on. There always is, of course. Even in the face of contrary facts, human beings tend to view the world through a lens that puts things in a more favorable, …

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Video: Evolution Education, Stated Clearly Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) has been offering up a wealth of free tools and content for teachers, students, and parents throughout the pandemic, including a series of fun and accessible webinars from experts in evolutionary topics, from the coronavirus to chestnut trees. Its …

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NEWS: A Skeptic’s Guide to Reporting on UFOs Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science Any day now, the Pentagon is expected to release a report disclosing what it knows about the unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) documented and reported by U.S. military personnel, and indeed, some news outlets have already reported on some of its contents. The long and the short …

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RFRA’s Cognitive Dissonance Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science In the 1990s, the Center for Inquiry was one of the very few secular-progressive organizations to oppose the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). A powerful analysis by Marci A. Hamilton in the latest Free Inquiry proves how prescient we were. Hamilton, who had been clerking for …

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A History of Humanism Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science The evolution of the American freethought movement, the story of humanism’s coming-of-age in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, is now the subject of a major independent scholarly history by Stephen P. Weldon, The Scientific Spirit of American Humanism. In the latest issue of Free Inquiry magazine, …

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What the UFO Report Really Means Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science Not surprisingly, Scientific American already knows how to report on things such as UFOs in a way that is grounded in reality. Leonard David rounded reactions to what is known so far (remember, the report hasn’t even been released yet) from actual astronomers, astrophysicists, and scholars.  …

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The Abnormalization of Atheists Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science Did you know that right now, in the year 2021, seven states still have laws on their books barring atheists from holding public office? We can take some comfort in the fact that the U.S. Constitution renders these outdated and truly offensive laws unenforceable. But what …

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Before, I loved my invisible friend with all my heart Marc Kreidler Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science Dear Professor Dawkins, In my previous life, I was deeply religious. I was the guy you would find playing the guitar at church, talking to strangers in the streets, or meditating with monks in a monastery. I experienced miracles and loved my invisible friend with all …

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OPEN DISCUSSION JUNE 2021 Moderator Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

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Taking the Bull by the Horns Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science From the Richard Dawkins Foundation Newsletter. Subscribe here. Misinformation overload has become a tragic reality of our current age, and in recent years its growth has been accelerated by several major factors, not least of which include four years under a presidency that was overtly hostile to …

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