Nick Fish is an experienced civil rights activist and president of American Atheists. In the activism matters series we meet activists and leaders working in a variety of atheist, humanist, and secularist spaces.
The suggestion in the early 2000’s that atheist rebrand themselves as ‘Brights’ is generally remembered as a short-lived embarrassment of incredible hubris. Is that a little unfair, and are there positive lessons to learn from the idea?
Dale McGowan author of Raising Freethinkers. Dale has been one of the most prominent authors talking about humanistic approaches to parenting, and his activism has encompassed a wide range of humanitarian work.
In the final part of my series re-examining The God Delusion, I consider Dawkins’ positive case for atheism and reflect on the book’s impact on my personal atheism, humanism and secularism.
Mandisa Thomas is the founder and current president of Black Nonbelievers. “Walking by Sight, NOT Faith!” Their mission is to build community and provide support for black atheists and allies.
Tif Ho is executive director of the Foundation Beyond Belief, a US based non-profit that seeks to do good through humanist values.
In the penultimate instalment in my series re-examining The God Delusion, I consider Dawkins’ moral case against religion, how he believes this interacts with the moral zeitgeist and the role of moderate religion.
Plenty of thoughtful religious people and atheists have criticisms of the modern atheist movement. I want to improve my own criticism. So, when a Facebook friend shared a link to a free e-book by Bishop Robert Barron, I gave it a look.
Debunking apologetics can feel like a Sisyphean task but can be a fun intellectual exercise and sharpen your skills. Just remember apologetics are not relevant to most lived experiences of religion, and there are more interesting discussions to be had.
Welcome to part three in a five-part series re-examining The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins. In this part I will be responding to Dawkins’ arguments on the naturalistic (predominantly Darwinian) roots of religion and morality.