Fear, Equality and Freedom

Americans are not afraidFear, Equality and Freedom.

Humanists are real big on reason for a reason.  We don’t think making decisions out of fear or anger is a very good idea.  Usually, it is a good idea to wait until you are thinking rationally before you go making any plans. This is especially important when it comes to politics. And that is because; fear sells and politicians know it.  It is a well known fact that unscrupulous politicians, whose ideas are generally bankrupt, are willing to try and make you afraid of just about everything in order to get themselves elected.  Don’t let them make you afraid.  Think before you act and make sure that what you are afraid of is really real and worth being afraid of in the first place. And if you are afraid of anything on this list, stop. You have nothing to fear from freedom, equality and reason.

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Our Response to the Proposed Book Burning is Stupid!

Burn a Koran Day is stupidCommentary: Burning books is stupid

Ok – so this weekend, an extreme Christian pastor is planning to burn some Qu’rans.  He is so extreme that a right wing Christian militia that likes to pretend they are medieval knights in their spare time is opposed to it.  What I think we can all agree on is that burning books, any book, is stupid.

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