Why I Am an Atheist

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — I’m an atheist because honesty requires it. I was born in … Continue reading

The Problem With Teaching the Bible in Public Schools

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back, as he opens in No Qualms (Ed., published on 2018, July 18, i.e., when … Continue reading

Interview with Jacob Fortin of “Bible Stories”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jacob Fortin is the Creator of Bible Stories. Here we talk about it. *Some parts of the transcript may be inaccurate.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, what is Bible Stories? Why did you write it? Jacob Fortin: So, for those of are those who have not heard of me, I used to … Continue reading

Ask Rob 4 – Religion as Literary Education: Holy Moly for Secular Dexter

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen — Rob Boston is the Editor of Church & State (Americans United for Separation of Church and State). Here we talk about secular interpretations of religious literature for educational purposes, where there should be souciance over texts from the religious traditions regarding literary import. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: … Continue reading

2019 Canadian Atheist Awards – Story of the year

[Map showing colour-coded state of blasphemy laws around the world at the start of 2019]

The next award in the 2018 Canadian Atheist Awards is “Story of the year”. This award is for the news or cultural story that captured the most interest or had the most impact among Canadian atheists in 2017.

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