This article is a statement of solidarity with Rebecca Watson, Jen McCreight and others who have spoken out against misogyny and sexism in the atheist and freethought community.
Archive - November 2011
As freethinkers we pride ourselves on our ability to reason, using scientific thinking and logic to navigate the world. This article argues that an additional skill that we need to cultivate is the ability to recognize the...
How is superstition connected to human rights? Professor Narendra Nayak presents a compelling case that superstitions, especially those connected to religious belief systems, are inherently anti-human rights.
Why is it that despite an Islamic Golden Age spanning 4 centuries, contributing heavily to the development of science and philosophy, today the Islamic world is backwards in terms of scientific accomplishments? Aftab Zaidi...
This article is a paragraph-wise response to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's counterpoint to rationalist and atheist Javed Akhtar's critical examination of the former's ideas.
Psychologists dispute Derren Brown's "crowd experiment" The Gameshow which aired on Channel 4 on 28/10/11, in which he attempts to test his theory that people behave badly when they are anonymous.
"Our time is burdened under the cumulative weight of successive debunkings of our conceits.... We live in The Cosmic Boondocks." ~ Carl Sagan