Exit the Humanists, Stage Left

The intent of this post is not to to adopt a position for or against any of the issues mentioned in it – be it same-sex marriage, euthanasia or abortion – but to point out that humanism, even secular humanism, does not, ipso facto, dictate a particular position on any of them. Yet many secular humanists seem to assume, indeed openly argue, the opposite. This does a disservice both to the public sphere, and to humanism itself, leading as it does, some secular humanists to adopt deeply anti-humanist attitudes. Do read on ...

Big Birther

As this article notes, Australian political scandals are like our bushfires: they blow up out of nowhere, and burn fast and hard. Developments in this one are coming hard and fast. I'll post some updates as I can.  New article for the Connor Post Way back when he actually used to be occasionally funny rather …

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