Stacey Billings

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Secular Web Kiosk: The Real Ten Commandments

The Real Ten Commandments<p>I keep hearing this chant, variously phrased: "The Ten Commandments are the foundation of Western morality and the American …

Theology

The phantom menace of militant atheism

My family went into central London last week. After they'd gone, I found myself checking the web for reports of bomb blasts. Absurd and paranoid of me, of course. Rationally, I know that a motorist is more likely to kill you than a terrorist. Ever since Iraq, I have also known that the intelligence …

Neil deGrasse Tyson on the Meaning of Life

Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Temporary Tattoo That Tests Blood Sugar

An electronic sensor may mean the end of finger pricking.<p>A painful prick of the fingertip reveals a mountain of medical information for many diabetes patients. But health professionals have long struggled to find a reliable and painless way to gather blood sugar measurements. Just last year, Google …

Diabetes

Life and Donuts

The responses to the question “If we all end up dying, what’s the purpose of living?” on Quora inspired me to write this comic. The consensus was …

What Leaving My Religion Did for Me

September 14, 2014 by Neil Carter<p>People often ask me if my life is better now that I’ve left my religion. My honest answer is that it’s a mixed bag. …

Anti-humanism: How Evangelicalism Taught Me the Art of Self-Loathing

November 3, 2014 by Neil Carter<p>I have a confession to make. I still struggle with a deep self-hatred which I inherited from my Christian upbringing. …

Making Rhino Horns Out of Stem Cells

Biosynthetic engineering could protect heavily poached animals like elephants, tigers, and rhinos by giving consumers what they want.<p>This month a northern white rhinoceros by the name of Angalifu died at the San Diego Zoo. Her death follows that of another member of her species in October, a male …

Three Person Genetics Fertility Treatment A Step Closer

The British government has proposed rules for legalizing a fertility technique that uses material from three people. The practice would be restricted …

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Atheism

I’m a “big-tent” atheist, which includes whatever non-theistic labels people prefer: agnostic, humanist, secular humanist, freethinker, secularist, …

WHO NEEDS GOD?

Like a lion, perhaps, in a den of Daniels, I gave a talk last week on ‘Why I am an atheist’ to theology students at Bristol’s Trinity College. It was …

What is Atheism Really All About?

What is Atheism Really All About? (1996)<p><i>"He who decides a case without hearing the other side,<br>even if he decides justly, cannot be considered just"</i> …

Faith

Why I Am Not a Christian

Why I Am Not a Christian (2006)<p><b>1. God is Silent <br>2. God is Inert <br>3. The Evidence is Inadequate <br>A Digression on Method <br>Hero Savior of Vietnam <br>4.</b> …

Faith