Religion

The Easter Masquerade: Why Religion Must Clash with Science

Religion’s alleged harmony with science is a fraudulent masquerade, extending only insofar as religious dogmas are not called into question.

Christmas Should be More Commercial

It is time to take the Christ out of Christmas, and turn the holiday into a guiltlessly egoistic, pro-reason, this-worldly, commercial celebration.

An American Holiday: The Moral Meaning Behind Thanksgiving

Ayn Rand described Thanksgiving as “a typically American holiday . . . its essential, secular meaning is a celebration of successful production. It is a producers’ holiday. The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production.”

Roy Moore Is Not Fit For Political Office

Insinuating that he thinks gays deserve to die and stating clearly and explicitly that he aims to enact a religious government disqualify Moore from political office.

Three Things You Did Not Know About Islam

Three things about Islam you didn’t know. For every opinion or belief someone may hold there will be another party who just as strongly oppose that idea. Both sides usually claim to sit with the best arguments, the real facts and the...

The FBI Knew Jihadis were Targeting Garland, Texas Free Speech Event

“It’s a whole other thing if you’re encouraging and cheering on the proposed murder of Americans who are standing in defense of the freedom of speech, and then not doing anything about it. Why did the FBI only have one agent there? And not a team waiting for them to shoot back?”

The Pope and Castro: Brothers in Social Ethics

The central principle unifying both Catholicism/Christianity and Communism is the same: Your life does not belong to you. It belongs to forces other than — “greater than” — yourselves.

A Right to Discriminate

Why must you be religious to practice what you believe? This should be about individual freedom.