Yearly Archives: 2002

Coming Out of the Closet

Many Americans think like humanists but shy away from identifying themselves as such. There is still a prevailing sense that it’s somehow more respectable to be a follower of some religious faith than an avowed freethinker. What can be done about it? Continue reading

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Family Values

The family as we know it is normally monogamous and evolved several hundred thousand years ago. Ever since, it has rested on an uneasy equilibrium: will the husband stay the course and not go off philandering, and is the baby really his? Now we have DNA tests, and all bets are off. Continue reading

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