Darrin Johnson decided that atheism was the right path for him. Here’s how.
Dewaine Farria struggles with how to raise a secular child in a world that bombards them with religious messages.
After the sudden, unexpected death of a friend Chris Hicke grapples with what it means to be an atheist.
A review of a book about a young, gay atheist, his journey through religion and sexuality, and his thoughts on the importance of interfaith work.
Lawrence Benner’s cat just died, and it’s got him thinking about all the ways we’re obsessed with death, when it’s really quite simple.
“I cannot allow my children to close their minds to all the infinite possibilities of our world and our universe, only one of which is offered by any organized religion.”
Professor Warren Blumenfeld sees the privileged few and an excluded many during the “Holiday Season.”
Today, we have a face-off between faith and reason, as some seem to feel like having both coexist is a physical impossibility.
Lisa Hickey finds something she can believe in. And it has everything to do with “good” and much to do with “men”.
There’s nothing quite like a good short poem to punch you in the gut. Joshua Wood’s piece does just that.
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Three social facts guarantee it won’t be long before the nation’s attention focuses on another divided community that yet again reveals the permanence of racism.
When we need a mindfulness bell to bring us back to the essentials, paring down is that bell for Leo Babauta. Here’s how.
Keith Yeung may be a relationship-virgin, but he’s had his fair share of experiences with love, and he’d like to share some of the observations he’s made and lessons he’s learned throughout the years.
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Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.
A brain hemorrhage led to a life-changing stroke for Ade Djajamahardja at age 42. First came the fear. And then came his new life.
Yeah, white people riot. Over pumpkins. And sports.
Hero Construction Company’s Adam Hartley investigates how we can all strive to be more heroic in our daily lives.
K.C. Procter knows how easy it is to get caught up in a self-centered lifestyle. But if we do that, as parents, how will we teach our kids to be grateful?
Kenneth Patricio sees #Ferguson as a microcosm of the struggles of a larger world.
Dillan DiGiovanni talks about the days when the body image monster doesn’t win.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
We lose a lot and we lose hard. And it hurts. But we still have the advantage.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).