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Watching Religion Die

by | July 11, 2021

By James Haught Religion is fading more quickly in the United States than in any other nation, according to a forthcoming research book. Religion’s Sudden Decline: What’s Causing It and What Comes Next, by University of Michigan scholar Ronald Inglehart, is to be released in January by Oxford University Press. Writing in Foreign Affairs magazine… Read more »

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Problems with Bible classes

by | August 28, 2020

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. — Here in Appalachia’s Bible Belt, conservatives in the Legislature want to force all West Virginia public high schools to… Read more »

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Ask Jon 12 – The Fourth of July

by | July 7, 2020

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about July 4th, public safety and health, religion (naturally), education, and more. *Interview conducted on July 6, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: We finished the July 4th celebration for America’s Independence Day. We finished Canada Day on… Read more »

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Ask Shirley 3 – From Sea to Sun, Gender Roles in Puerto Rico: “la hija del mar y el sol”

by | October 26, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Shirley Rivera is the Founder and President of the Ateístas de Puerto Rico. The intent is to learn about Puerto Rican atheism and culture, as an educational series. Here we talk about the gender roles in Puerto Rico. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: The conversation for today will center on gender roles, on a… Read more »

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