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Americans often find it hard to distinguish between fact and opinion

Americans often find it hard to distinguish between fact and opinion

There’s a new Pew survey out that asks a timely question, or rather several timely questions. How often can Americans distinguish between factual statements (that is, statements...

New York Times and the Return of Astrology

New York Times and the Return of Astrology

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times by Krista Burton is perhaps one sign of recent social trends – increasing belief in things like astrology, especially among...

Truth Decay: A Threat to Policymaking and Democracy

Truth Decay: A Threat to Policymaking and Democracy

A Threat to Policymaking and Democracy Use Adobe Acrobat Reader version 10 or higher for the best experience. تصدع الحقيقة: تهديد لصناعة السياسات والديمقراطية Arabic language...

Marcus Aurelius on What His Father Taught Him About Humility, Honor, Kindness, and Integrity

Marcus Aurelius on What His Father Taught Him About Humility, Honor, Kindness, and Integrity

Marcus Aurelius on What His Father Taught Him About Humility, Honor, Kindness, and Integrity Marcus Aurelius is considered the last of Ancient Rome’s Five Good Emperors, but he...

The World’s Best Pickpocket Explains How He Would Rob The Met Gala

The World’s Best Pickpocket Explains How He Would Rob The Met Gala

Apollo Robbins has made a career out of upending people’s perceptions. Widely revered by his peers as the best pickpocket in the world, Robbins confines his gifts to the right...

Being A Republican Atheist Is Not An Oxymoron: An Interview With Founder Lauren Eli - World Religion News

Being A Republican Atheist Is Not An Oxymoron: An Interview With Founder Lauren Eli - World Religion News

When we think of Atheism in America, the first image in your head is probably not of the Republican Party. Lauren Eli, the founder of Republican Atheists, is trying to change...

"Humanists united will never be defeated!": what I learnt from humanists in Latin America

IHEU Growth and Development Officer, Giovanni Gaetani, blogs on a working tour of Latin America – where IHEU membership has doubled in the past year. 17 days, 4 countries, 5...

The SkepKon Report with Susan Gerbic - CSI

The SkepKon Report with Susan Gerbic - CSI

Susan Gerbic: Hello Annika, thank you for giving me a few minutes of your time today. I’m really interested in your experience with GWUP’s skeptic conference SkepKon, which was...

The Curious Question of Ghost Taxonomy - CSI

The Curious Question of Ghost Taxonomy - CSI

December 5, 2014 Public discussion of scientific topics such as global warming is confused by misuse of the term “skeptic.” The Curious Question of Ghost Taxonomy Skeptical...

Creationists: If evolution is true, rape must be okay

Creationists: If evolution is true, rape must be okay

A disturbing look into the minds of Christian fundamentalists: Appearing on Creation Today, advocates for Biblical creationism came to the “dark” conclusion that if evolution is...

Michigan's marriage law unfair to non-religious, lawsuit says

Michigan's marriage law unfair to non-religious, lawsuit says

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A secular organization is challenging the state's requirement that marriages be solemnized by clergy or elected officials. The Center for Inquiry Inc. and...

Leader Worship and Populism: A Humanist Nightmare

Leader Worship and Populism: A Humanist Nightmare

If you believe that human beings are responsible for fixing the world’s problems, populism can be a nightmare. This week in Canada, Doug Ford, a populist leader of the...