Monthly Archives: August 2012
I always liked Star Trek. This is a great example of some of the ideas so relevant to the show.
It’s no secret that there is a lot of atheist perspectives espoused within the Star Trek franchise. And I am certainly not the first to write on the subject. However, with as diverse an audience as the various Trek series has had over the years, with fans around the globe from every walk of life, it seems it must have gone over a lot of heads. Or perhaps the matter is simply overlooked by those who would object to it. There’s no argument that, above all else, it is humanism (which can be embraced by those of almost any creed), which is the overarching philosophy of Star Trek. You might call it it’s Prime Directive.
Nevertheless, it’s apparent to anyone paying attention that in the Trek vision of our future, humanity has moved beyond religious beliefs and superstitions. In fact, even among most other alien races, religious beliefs and practices…
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NPTR 16 – Dr. Peter Boghossian – Faith a Cognitive Sickness
Filed under Dr Peter Boghossian
Anger as Iran bans women from universities
By Robert Tait
3:17PM BST 20 Aug 2012
Female Punk rock band appeals conviction, Russian church critical
By Steve Gutterman
MOSCOW | Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:50pm EDT
Filed under Religion AT It's Worst
Radical Islamic Attacks in a Moderate Region Unnerve the Kremlin
Published: August 25, 2012
Filed under Islam
Bill Nye: Creationism Is Not Appropriate For Children
Good on ya.
Pat Robertson – People should deny atheists their right to free speech in public
There is nothing that says billboard companies have to put up Christian messages either. Just another example of what a wing nut this man is.
Atheist Q & A
Filed under In Defense Of Atheism
Great Idea. We are making strides. Slow but steady.