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

Evolution debate is about honesty

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. — Public schools in my state suffered a Bible Belt attack on … Continue reading

Sagan: Brilliant Skeptic

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. — Astronomer Carl Sagan, the world’s best-known scientist in the late 20th century, … Continue reading

‘Closet Atheists’ Abound in America

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. — Atheists are disliked in America – constantly denigrated in public surveys – which … Continue reading

Many, Many, Many Gods

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. — “Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, yet … Continue reading

The Baffling Era of Religious Suicide-Massacres

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. — Osama bin Laden achieved a remarkable feat: He mobilized the power … Continue reading

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