Progressivism is a Disease?

We all know that social media is full of the wilfully ignorant, the misinformed, and the downright stupid, but in some idiot's Twitter profile the phrase 'Progressivism is a disease' is on full display, for all and sundry to read. Seriously? Let's analyse what progressivism is about. It's quite similar to liberalism, and it's common … Continue reading Progressivism is a Disease?

The United States and its gun culture

Mass shootings in America have become common place. It’s almost the norm in modern times, and it’s becoming more regular. One thing that really baffles me is when Americans say that guns aren’t the problem, and should matches be banned because of forest fires. This is an argument from ignorance, and arrogance because they don’t … Continue reading The United States and its gun culture

Why is ‘In God we Trust’ so important to many Americans?

'In God We Trust' has been the motto of the United States of America since 1956, and it replaced 'E pluribus unum' that had been used since 1782, which in Latin means 'Out of many, one'. In 1956 a law was approved and passed by Dwight Eisenhower which said that 'IN GOD WE TRUST' must … Continue reading Why is ‘In God we Trust’ so important to many Americans?

Is anti-theism irrational?

As a Humanist I agree with Humanism's principles that everyone has a right to be treated fairly, equally and be treated with dignity. ''Humanists make their ethical decisions based on reason, empathy, and a concern for human beings and other sentient animals'' What is anti-Theism? Anti-Theism (ἀντί-θεός) is literally one who's opposed to the belief, … Continue reading Is anti-theism irrational?