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    Bananas, the fruit Ray Comfort once described as the “atheists’ nightmare” (because they’re made by God to fit perfectly into the human hand), seem to now be facing God’s wrath—or, more realistically, a fungal disease that threatens to wipe out Banana Girl’s only source of food. The curved yellow priapic shape we associate with “banana” […]

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    What does your voice sound like to you? For many people, listening back to recordings of their own voice is disorienting at best, and soul-crushingly embarrassing at worst. Concerns about how clearly we speak, the masculinity or femininity of our tone, and even the words we use all factor into the phobia of having your […]

    The Humanist Hour #161: On the Historicity of Jesus, with Dr. Richard Carrier

    Click to download an audio file of this podcast. In this episode, Kim Ellington speaks with Dr. Richard Carrier about the historicity of Jesus. They discuss the fine line between history, philosophy, and science and why Jesus was more likely just a literary figure than a real person. From Dr. Carrier’s website: Richard Carrier is […]

    Fascists, Cowards, and Morons: Combating Anti-Muslim Bigotry While Maintaining Free Speech

    Andrew Cummins once said, in a quote often misattributed to Christopher Hitchens, that Islamophobia is “a word created by fascists, and used by cowards, to manipulate morons.” It can be that word—we’ve certainly seen the word used as a conversation-stopper in any and all discussions about Islamic theology, and we’ve seen it used as a protective […]

    With Four July Victories, No Summer Lull for AHA’s Legal Team

    July tends to be a slow month in the legal field, but not this year for the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center (AHLC). There’s been no summer lull at the AHLC, where the litigation docket has seen a string of July successes. The first came from Florida, where a federal magistrate issued an […]

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    Recently in the realm of higher education, there has been an ongoing discussion about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and their relevance. In the past three decades, several HBCUs, including St. Paul College in Virginia, Mary Holmes College in Mississippi, and Bishop College in Texas have had to close their doors due to financial […]

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