Posts Tagged: secular

PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard was a brilliant, gloomy, anxiety-ridden, often hilarious Danish 19th century philosopher. The author of 22 books, of which 3 continue to make his name. He was born...

Muslim Women’s Rights and Islam – Strategic Empowerment and the Qur’an

Muslim Women’s Rights and Islam – Strategic Empowerment and the Qur’an

Well, one of the first things that the Quran says is to read. And really calling upon its followers to read and understand and interpret the text for themselves...

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

The phenomenon known as the Renaissance is one of the standard stops on any tour through the history of Western culture. It encompasses a roughly 300 year period in...

Armin Navabi: The Poison Pill of Islam (Part 2 of 2)

Armin Navabi: The Poison Pill of Islam (Part 2 of 2)

I dedicated my life to activism, and to fighting religion and dogma in general. So, I went looking for other atheists, because I was the only atheist I knew,...

PHILOSOPHY – Blaise Pascal

PHILOSOPHY – Blaise Pascal

It is still tragically sometimes assumed that the best way to cheer someone up is to tell them that everything will be alright. To intimate that life is essentially...

Palestinians: Should Palestine be Arab and Islamic or secular?

Palestinians: Should Palestine be Arab and Islamic or secular?

Should the Palestinian state be Arab and Muslim or secular? Double click to edit Palestine is part of the Islamic trust lands It is for all Muslims and not...

Armin Navabi: The Poison Pill of Islam (Part 1 of 2)

Armin Navabi: The Poison Pill of Islam (Part 1 of 2)

As a kid, I was really scared about going to hell. Like, the concept of Hell was really frightening. One thing I remember doing, is that I took a...

Santorum Vs Separation Of Church And State, JFK Speech

Santorum Vs Separation Of Church And State, JFK Speech

sent or has been talking about religion quite a bit on the campaign trail and uh… recently he decided to talk about the speech that j_f_k_ gave on the...

Faith and Hope Are Two Different Philosophical Mindsets | Sam Newlands

Faith and Hope Are Two Different Philosophical Mindsets | Sam Newlands

What’s interesting is that hope in particular seems to have a kind of really low barrier for cognitive consistency. So as long as I don’t believe something to be...

The Update – 30 Religious Holidays in 60 Seconds

The Update – 30 Religious Holidays in 60 Seconds

Welcome to the Update. I’m Adam, and this is Rachel, and we’re part of the Better Together support team at Interfaith Youth Core. So there are a lot of...