When Thinking is a Crime

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 prehistoric tribes evolved into early civilizations, tribal shamans were succeeded … Continue reading

Ask Faye 2 – Choosing One’s Way Out: “You Can’t Fire Me, I Quit.”

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Faye Girsh is the Founder and the Past President of the Hemlock Society of San Diego. She was the President of the National Hemlock Society (Defunct) and the World Federation of RTD Societies (Extant). Currently, she is on the Advisory Board of the Final Exit Network … Continue reading

Ask Faye 1 – Killing Me Softly: A Rational Approach to Suicide in a Technocratic, Humanistic Age

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Faye Girsh is the Founder and the Past President of the Hemlock Society of San Diego. She was the President of the National Hemlock Society (Defunct) and the World Federation of RTD Societies (Extant). Currently, she is on the Advisory Board of the Final Exit Network … Continue reading

Loss is Love Suffered: An Ode to Marie Alena Castle

Marie Alena Castle was the communications director for Atheists for Human Rights. She was raised Roman Catholic. She became an atheist later in life. Continue reading

Marieme Helie Lucas on the Case of Noura Hussein Hammad

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Marieme Helie Lucas is an Algerian sociologist, activist, founder of ‘Secularism is a Women’s Issue,’ and founder and former International Coordinator of ‘Women Living Under Muslim Laws.’  Here we talk about the case of Noura Hammad. Noura has been sentenced to death and has 15 days to … Continue reading

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