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  • Albert Einstein Deism
    Christian family kept dead body in home for six months expecting resurrection
    A Bible believing Christian family from Hamilton, Ontario which is near Toronto, left the dead body of their husband and father, 52-year-old Peter Wald, in their house for six months. They sincerely believed God would resurrect his corpse.Peter...
  • Victor Stenger’s free course on how to debate a Christian apologist
    Victor Stenger’s free course on how to debate a Christian apologist
    Surely, this is yet another entry into the files of Unbelievers Compliment Christianity. This is because PhD in physics and Atheist activist Victor Stenger, in typical Atheist activist style, wrote an article besmirching only one single religion...
  • Lisa Vanderpump
    ‘RHOBH’ star Lisa Vanderpump wants reason to stay on the show
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Lisa Vanderpump may have been on the show since the beginning, but she is learning that fame and friendship will change over time. She used to be one of the favorites, but her feud with...
  • What's in store for leadership development in 2014? Why, managing polarities!
    What's in store for leadership development in 2014? Why, managing polarities!
    LONG AGOCognitive intelligence evolved into the dominant cultural force for perceiving the world and making decisions in the West primarily due to the influence of Descartes (17thC). Descartes (and others) gave us reason (Cognito ergo sum or I...
  • Alan Gottlieb
    Washington Post wants your ‘gun violence’ story
    The Washington Post yesterday posted an appeal for readers to send in their personal stories about “gun violence” in what appears to be a build-up to this Saturday’s one-year anniversary of the Newtown tragedy, while a survey...
  • "Call His name Jesus!"(Luke 2:31)
    "Call His name Jesus!"(Luke 2:31)
    “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus.” (Luke 2:31)Messages are being delivered via email, instant messaging, voicemail, and texting. The message communicates to the person...
  • Spock
    Thankful for logic
    Thanksgiving is right around the corner and theists are busy thanking their imaginary deity for the fruits of human labor. Atheists have something to be thankful for too. Those in the greater atheist community are thankful to actual people who...
  • John F. Kennedy and Family
    President John F. Kennedy demonstrated the importance of reason
    Today is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy. His most important legacy is that he showed us the importance of reason and, by doing so, saved us from nuclear destruction.The fact that you are reading this is...
  • Skeptical Baby
    The Age of Enlightenment and skepticism towards the supernatural
    When ancient, sacred texts and modern preternatural or paranormal studies are discussed, there is the inevitable implication of reflecting on spiritual entities: Satan, demons, fallen angels, disembodied or deceased individuals (i.e. ghosts or...
  • Thomas Jefferson the Deist
    Jeffersonian Deistic principles which are key to Deism
    Thomas Jefferson who promoted the critically important principle of "a wall of separation between Church and State" also encouraged us to embrace other principles which are key to Deism and the World Union of Deists. Those principles are...
  • Atheist/Humanist Conference
    Atheist and humanist conference comes to Philadelphia
    Last year, the first statewide PA atheist/humanist conference was held in Harrisburg. This year, the conference will be held in Philadelphia and will kick off with an anti-superstition party and feature a long list of guests and a special media...
  • To be rational
    To be rational
    Last week the book, Ten Theories of Human Nature by Leslie Stevenson and David L. Haberman was introduced. This was the first of a series of articles offering the views presented by these authors. Today, Plato and Aristotle will be discussed....
  • Deism
    Deism: Lifting humanity to a higher level
    Humanity ascends to new heights only begrudgingly. A big part of the reason for this is fear. People are generally afraid of things that are new. This is what probably motivated the French Deist Voltaire to write that "those who walk on the...
  • The Thinker
    Is God righteous: The Euthyphro Dilemma
    If you have never heard of "The Euthyphro Dilemma", it simply is stated in the form of a question: is something righteous because God/the Gods love it, or does God/the Gods love it because it is righteous? Put another way: is it right...
  • Basilica
    Aversion toward tradition
    Most churches within the major three denominations (Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant) follow the three-legged stool concept. What is this concept? Scripture, tradition, and reason. Most churches also put more emphasis on one than the other two....