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How Does Philosopher AC Grayling Ground Atheist Morality?

I thought this was an excellent answer. It came from a recent interview at The Freethinker: It is actually very easy to identify and to act upon the moral baselines. Moral baselines derive from our understanding of what it is … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Here’s an image of Eleanor Roosevelt, 60 years ago (in 1949), holding up a broadsheet containing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations on December 10th, 1948. I think that … Continue reading

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A “Defamation of Religion” Ban? Philosopher AC Grayling Takes on the PC Speech Police at the United Nations

Today in the Guardian: Facts speak for themselves. Omid Reza Mir Sayafi, 29, a journalist and blogger, has taken his own life in Evin prison in Iran, where he was serving a two-year sentence for “insulting Ayatollahs Khomeini and Khamenei”, … Continue reading

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Set in Motion Typography

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No More Torture: See Here a Gorgeous and Moving Declaration of Human Rights. This is What the Obama Era Will Feel Like. We’ll Recover Our Better Selves, Both as Americans and World Citizens

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