rationalism

How the Enlightenment Works

The Enlightenment stands as the moment the West withdrew from superstition and found its faith in reason. Did it shift too far? Learn about this massive shift in thinking which we are still sorting through and coming to understand today.

The Supermoon: Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, right?

It must be exhausting being a tenacious skeptic of the variety that exerts effort to point out to other just how unlikely or dumb their ideas are. While you're just one rational humanist, there is a seemingly limitless supply of what you consider really bonehead beliefs: God, UFOs, perpetual motion, hollow Earth, the Mars face, witchcraft, Piltdown man, chupacabras, chemtrails, hypnosis -- it just keeps going on like this.