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Atheist, Humanist, Secular: Why Fight Over Labels?

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 04.06.2014 | Religion
Roy Speckhardt

Demanding that people identify only as atheist limits the ability of individuals to truly express not only what they don't believe in, but what they do believe in.

Should Freethinkers Shun Or Claim The Language Of Spirituality?

Valerie Tarico | Posted 12.28.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

We now know that the moral dimension of human life derives not from religion but from our need, as social animals, to cooperate and live in community with each other.

Celebrating Fourth of July Without God

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

Michele Bachmann and her religious allies may have deemed themselves the country's true patriots, but millions of religion-free Americans will honor their country this Fourth of July with dignity, respect, and goodness.

'Godless' Group's Campaign Against The Religious Right

Roll Call | Ambreen Ali | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

A group of self-described Godless Americans is defying predictions of the Rapture to kick off a new campaign this week against the religious right....

God Cares About What I Care About

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

At the heart of humanity is a sometimes sweet, sometimes not-so-sweet narcissism that makes it almost impossible for us to get outside ourselves. In a similar vein, we tend to assume that God shares our perspective and priorities.

An Atheist's Thanksgiving Confessions

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

Thanksgiving was a religious holiday for me just as it was for generations of American Christians. But God is no more at the heart of Thanksgiving than brutality is -- meaning both were, and both can be, but neither must be.

Why Lord?

Duchess Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Duchess Harris

"Black America stands at the precipice. African American unemployment is at its highest in 25 years. Thirty-five percent of our children live in poor...