Education

Are Men’s Rights Legitimate?

“Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights and keep them. Our strength is our unity of purpose. To that high concept there can be no end save victory.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt There’s been an awful lot of banter regarding something known as a…

Paul Kurtz: December 21, 1925 – October 20, 2012

Religion was good for one thing. It provided a reason for humans to have morals, now that we know religion is not that reason, it can go away. – Dustin Rgnonti There are giants in the collection of movements that make up the cause of secularism in the non-sectarian world demographic. We know their names…

Georgia Rep. Paul Broun’s Ignorance

An Embarrassment to the Collective of Human Intelligence “Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.” – Gustave Flaubert  Well, just when you thought it was safe to read the news, another member of the denizens of douchebaggery rears their ugly head (metaphorically speaking) and vomits out another putrid,…

Barton’s Book on Jefferson Gets Pulled by Publisher

Because It’s Completely Innacurate. Thank You, Chris Rodda “There are three types of lies — lies, damn lies, and statistics.” – Benjamin Disraeli By now, most of you are aware of the fact that the tome of bullshit that was vomited out by David Barton, titled “The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You’ve Always Believed About…

Teaching Creationism is Dumbing Down our Youth

“The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity” – Dr. Richard Dawkins Flying in the face of logic and reason, there continues to be consistent effort to “teach the controversy” of creationism in U.S. classrooms. Various…

Curing Homosexuality: The Science of Sexual Orientation vs. Bigotry of Reparative Therapies

“Homosexuals are brute beasts…part of a vile  and satanic system that will be utterly annihilated,  and there will be a celebration in heaven.” – Jerry Falwell It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that horrendous attitudes, actions and rhetoric towards the LGBT community is still alive and well on planet earth. Yes, it is true that the…

The Limits Of Free Speech

by Joyce Arthur – Guest Columnist.   Joyce Arthur is a writer, activist and founder and Coordinator of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, a national political pro-choice group. This article originally appeared on the RH Reality Check blog, and is being reprinted here with the express permission of the writer. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… The popular catchphrase…