Tag: secular

Why are young people leaving religion in droves?

Gee, I dunno. Maybe because the standard religious beliefs and practices globally are irrational, illogical, ineffective, intolerant, guilt-inducing, fear-promoting, bigoted, sexist, divisive, hateful, cruel and violent? I have little doubt that this healthy and welcome move away from religious fanaticism is due significantly to the American Constitution and secular ideals of our freethinking Founding Fathers. […]

The secular Muslim

ahmad tariq boston women's

Here is a really good essay describing a segment of society who need to be acknowledged, encouraged and protected against bigotry from Muslims and non-Muslims alike. I refer to the many secular Muslims who have been living in non-Muslim countries for decades, assimilating just fine and living without scrutiny and hostility, until their supposed “brethren” […]

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