The Secularists Playbook

The Secularists Playbook: Part 2, the Courtroom

Like all good daydreams this one concludes in triumph and something like this New York Times headline: “Archdiocese Humbled, Court Concedes No Evidence for Heaven.” The same daydream begins earlier that same day as the chief justice of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Alice M. Batchelder, hears opening remarks in Michigan Secular Student Alliance … Continue reading

Sketches on Atheism

Can we please have a logical, rational, cosmologically sound conversation about death without all the magical bugaboos?

It’s coming to us all, there’s no avoiding it, and for far too long religion has occupied the high ground in any conversation concerning it. It’s death, and the balance of power swirling around this rather thorny subject has to shift back – radically back – to the rational and real. Now, let’s face it, … Continue reading