Abbot's movement included a focus on abolitionism, during a time when religion was used by many as a concurrent method of both oppression and coping within the world of slavery in the United States.
Born in the state of Virginia (formerly the Colony of Virginia and His Majesty's Most Ancient Colloney and Dominion of Virginia) at Charlottesville (in Shadwell), Thomas Jefferson grew up a British subject in ...
Speaking of "hyper-fixation on sex", let's consider the trend of those religious who ignore, promote and otherwise support hyper-sexualization of teen girls within their sphere of influence . . . especially in entertainment. While it's true that sexualized theme and dress is not physical sex, one wonders about the hypocrisy behind a typical Christian's willingness to vicariously sell-- and accept sale... Continue Reading →
The Answer is Yes! A group of artists is much like any other group of people-- comprised of different personalities and beliefs, often changing as they navigate life. We're happy that James Cameron found atheism for himself; goodness knows people should be free to seek. What of those who've no conviction one way or the other?... Continue Reading →
..frustration many Americans have experience over the past 50-70 years, as we've watched some of our supposed representatives turn toward endorsements...
In light of recent events which have prompted the usual references and pressures of the religious, we felt it important to remind all Americans: We have been united and will continue to be so, as long as we all remember that this is a free and secular nation full of many different belief systems. We... Continue Reading →
Are women equal members of society, or not? Before you answer, remember that in a free society- for which all should aim (shouldn't we?)- it's not a question that should be considered as if it could be said that they aren't! It's happening in America too, that church representatives and meddlesome like-minded peers are refuting... Continue Reading →
We live in a world where many religious followers don't understand other views but their own. Thanks to tainted ideas of faith, even when these followers are aware of other beliefs, they don't consider understanding or acceptance necessary and work to undermine the freedoms so harshly won by our predecessors. A faithful person should thank... Continue Reading →
Save Politics - Protect the Government Send the religious to church, kick them out of education. The realm of religion is its own bountiful sustenance, which may be frequented or visited on occasion as the individual needs and wants. The secular world is anyone's to enjoy as well, but not to be ruled by religion.
"Young Christendom" to "The Way We Live Now" Near the end of each month we'll have a book suggestion that in some way will pertain to secular theory (primarily as it relates to American politics) or religion. Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion Susan Jacoby (Author) Release Date: February… https://t.co/15MWXcn09X — Books (@_Books__) February... Continue Reading →