FREETHINKER n. One who has rejected authority and dogma, especially in his religious thinking, in favor of rational inquiry and speculation.
Posted by: theGuy | July 13, 2010
What REALLY Happened to the Dinosaurs (via Inside the Atheists Studio)
I found this hilariously appalling children’s creationism book available for free download. I decided to improve upon it by replacing the text with my own. You can see the original here (warning: not safe for children).
@Pete As an atheist I reject claims of the existence of any gods. That includes yours. I think you would agree that fearing or giving glory to or worshipping that which does not exist would seem pretty silly. Therefore, I respectfully decline.
Hello, people of Earth!
We are the Cleveland Freethinkers- a large and growing group of atheists, agnostics, humanists, and freethinkers from across northern Ohio and beyond.
We hope to help provide a beacon of rationalism in this highly irrational world.
The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. Yet another “student religious-freedom” bill emerges, this time in Michigan. Reports Brian Smith: Under the proposed language, instructors would not be permitted to grade a student’s work differently based on religious content, and schools could not pr […]
The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. Time names Pope Cuddly as Person of the Year, choosing human interest over the genuine news impact of its runners-up. Oh, there I go again, being grouchy. But I definitely think he’s the best pope of the year, hands down. (Meanwhile, the magazine also […]
On Sunday, November 24, 2013, the Vatican, via Pope Francis, publicly unveiled for the first time several bone fragments that some have claimed are those of St. Peter himself. Retrieved in 1942 from beneath St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, they have since been bones of contention. This St. Peter, named Simon, was a fisherman on the so-called Sea of Galilee (Lak […]
Katie Couric is currently catching some well-deserved flak for recently airing anti-vaccination propaganda on her daytime television show. Couric has since apologized for her segment, acknowledging that “Following the show, and in fact before it even aired, there was criticism that the program was too anti-vaccine and anti-science, and in retrospect, some of […]
The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. IHEU releases its 2013 Freedom of Thought Report on the state of persecution for atheists around the world. Lindsay Beyerstein conducts an extremely informative interview with Americans United’s Barry Lynn on the latest Point of Inquiry. A great prim […]
The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. CFI-LA’s Jim Underdown takes exception to the recent Time magazine assertion that there are “no atheists in the Grand Canyon,” and what he has to say is quite lovely: [O]verwhelmingly, there it was. That mighty, magnificent chasm 6 million years in the […]
We made sure a UFO appeared during our hike… …and anyone else who has trouble conceiving how atheists feel awe. I refer to your article here entitled “There are no atheists in the Grand Canyon.” Read this. This was originally published in Free Inquiry magazine in the October/November 2004 issue Mother (Nature) Dearest The earth does not argue […]
The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. Apologies for the late posting - The Morning Heretic as All-the-time-Daddy had to go bring his Baby Heretic to the doctor, but all is well and Baby Heretic is blaspheming happily. Wow: Humanist Community Day declared by Massachusetts governor Deval P […]
I am very grateful for two awards recently bestowed on me. Profuse thanks to Robert P. Balles and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, notably Executive Director Barry Karr, for the Robert P. Balles Annual Prize in Critical Thinking, 2012, given “for a published work that best exemplifies a healthy skepticism, logical analysis, or empirical science.” This wa […]
The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. CFI has taken over the fantastic Freethought Books Project, which provides skepto-atheist books to prisoners and hooks them up with volunteer pen pals at CFI branches. It’s great. I’m just wondering, are you guys listening to the relaunched Point of […]
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BIO: "Hi My name is Jessica. I moved to Cleveland about a year and a half ago to finish infectious disease fellowship at university hospitals/case. Im looking to meet like -minded people for friendship and fun. "
IN 2009 India’s Supreme Court decriminalised homosexual relationships and a 153-year-old law passed under British rule was consigned to history. According to the Guardian, few expected a legal challenge launched […]
TWO laws in Missouri and Texas provide legal protection that will allow folk to celebrate Christmas in public places, the National Catholic Register gleefully announced today. The Missouri law protects […]