Historic Humanists- Clara Barton

Clarissa Harlowe Barton (better known as Clara Barton) (December 25, 1821 (although there is a confusion with her date of birth, as her birth certificate says the 25th, while her family members say that she was born the day before Christmas, the 24th)–April 12, 1912) was a pioneer American teacher, nurse, and humanitarian. She has been described as having had an “indomitable spirit” and is best remembered for organizing the American Red Cross. Read on…

Would You Believe It?

All religions are sets of beliefs, none of which can be proved scientifically; they all require a degree of faith.

So, when you think about it, atheism is just another belief system based on the current best scientific evidence available.

Religions are often subjected to changes depending on the latest interpretation of the basic scripts, Bible or Koran, etc. Read on…

Famous Humanists- Bierce, Ambrose

“Religions are conclusions for which the facts of nature supply no major premises.”

“Camels and Christians receive their burdens kneeling.”

“Christian, n. One who believes that the New Testament is a divinely inspired book admirably suited to the spiritual needs of his neighbor. One who follows the teachings of Christ in so far as they are not inconsistent with a life of sin.” Read on…

Cliff’s Notes: The Bible (Scene Four)

SCENE FOUR: “JEPHTHAH: A PROMISE IS A PROMISE” PREACHER Judges 11: Now, Jephthah, the Gileadite, was a mighty man of valor– JEPHTHAH (A COUNTRY BOY) –Don’t want to brag, but I could toe the mark with the best of ‘em. PREACHER And he was the son of an harlot; and Gilead begat Jephthah. JEPHTHAH Gilead, my Papa, took one look at Momma and moved her into his house, right alongside his wife and everbuddy.

An Interview With Jason Torpy

An Interview With Jason Torpy President, Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers Jason enlisted in the Army in 1994 as an Intelligence Interceptor. After earning top graduate honors from two intelligence training programs, Jason was offered direct admission to the United States Military Academy. Upon graduation, Jason was commissioned and served for five years in Germany, Kuwait, and Iraq with the Army’s 1st Armored Division. Jason left the service in 2005 at the rank of Captain.