Despite spending most of my life as an atheist, I have come to realize that spirituality is part of the human condition. So is the ability to think for oneself, to follow one's own moral compass and to challenge stereotypes that others have created for their own purposes. If you agree, you might have a spark of Vesta's ancient fire in you after all.
Most atheists have read much more of the holy books than theists think. They are surprised when an atheist is able to quote a passage from holy scripture. So, atheists thank them very much for their concern, already know about the gods, but just don't share their faith in those gods. Can atheists have a dialogue with theists, then? Yes, if theists can agree to remove two hurdles.
Faith McGregor is happy with the outcome of the Human Rights Tribunal that dealt with her complaint against Omar Mahrouk
How do Secular Humanists develop their ethics? This is the most consistently repeated question about Secular Humanism. Secular Humanists actually develop ethics using three characteristics of human beings: a kind of ethical tripod, if you will.
For Korey Peters, deconverting from Christianity to atheism opened a new set of doors - the doors to Calgary's first atheist
After I spoke at the World Religions Conference last fall, someone asked me the following: "How can you get up in the morning
Some people think that "humanist" is just the new word for "atheist." It is a definable group with definable ethics and philosophies. Humanism is a philosophy that may be atheist based, but the word Humanist does not replace the term atheist.