Category Archives: Social

How is an Atheist Moral?

An atheistic morality based in science and reason is fairer, leading to harmony, a respect for all life, and the preservation of our planet for future generations of life.

10 Reasons the GOP is really bad for the environment

They want to gut the EPA Republicans and their corporate allies have wanted to destroy the Environmental Protection Agency since the Nixon Administration was strong-armed into introducing the agency. The goal of all conservatives is to destroy regulations and government, and do whatever they please. Regardless of who it may harm. The EPA ensures the […]

10 Reasons the GOP Win is Disastrous for the U.S.

The recent gains in the U.S. House of Representatives and attaining the majority in the U.S. Senate are ominous for the middle class in the U.S., and for the economy.

Big Brother Has Arrived, And He Is Watching You

The massive databases of data collected by the CIA, NSA, or corporations like Target or Walmart are a threat to privacy. We should institute laws to stop them abusing our data.

The Academy Delights

The Oscars were superbly presented. What bothers me is the conspicuous consumption that burdens the awards.

Good Riddance, Il Papa

Pope Benedict has done the Papacy little good with his strident conservatism and detached indifference to suffering. We can only hope for a better choice for the next Pope.

The Schismatic Church

The hypocrisy embraced by many churches does nothing to further their proclaimed moral leadership. To reclaim that leadership, they need to reconcile their disparate positions on many moral issues.

The Immigration Imperative

The president promised to tackle immigration reform, a promise that is materialising early in this term. For all those who live in the shadows, I hope that it will reach fruition.

A Tortured Nation

We justify torture as though we live on a Hollywood film set, where we know who the good guys are, and the bad guys have beards and turbans.

The Right to Proselytize

The need of some to preach the word to others regardless of their predilections and belief systems amounts to a form of oppression that has little to do with religious freedom.


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