Was Thomas Paine the Founding Father of Secular Humanism in America?

This is an excerpt from Chapter Five of Antidisestablishmentarianism. Benjamin Franklin might have remained his friend, yet he said concerning the publication of works like The Age of Reason, “I have read your manuscript with some attention. By the argument it contains against a particular Providence, though you allow a general Providence, you strike at the foundation …

E-Book versus Print Book Curriculum

Before America was even founded, Benjamin Franklin published the same 3 categories of print material we still have to today. First there is what I call "public domain." This is stuff that has been around for awhile: The Bible, Plato’s Republic, Isaac Newton’s books on Physics and Mathematics, etc. Next is stuff we have to …

Secular Humanism: America’s Establishment of Religion

"Secular Humanism: Religious Mythology" is lettered on my computer bag. So "What is Secular Humanism?" The quick, simple answer is that it is the religion of self-indulgence with no possible consequences for the way we live in any kind of life after death. Beginning somewhere around the Kennedy administration, Secular Humanists learned that if they …