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Science Report: Can We Transcend The Human Condition?

This author thinks so, and lists a number of outstanding new technological innovations that more than prove the case.

Transhumanism is the idea that human beings can and should transcend the limitations of the human body and mind. Obviously, such notions […]

Do Higher Fees Make Good Schools Better?

SPI Fellow A.C. Grayling thinks so.

In a recent article for The Guardian, Grayling supposes that innovation at the U.K.’s top schools will lead to further opportunities for greatness for the academies. Based off of the notion that incentivizing the good […]

Why Are World Religions Losing Their Members?

In this week’s original content, we profile SPI Fellow Ian Morris as he and his team of researchers examine the dropping rates of participation in religion throughout the world, and the factors that may be causing it.

Ian and his fellow […]

Recording of the SPI International Call — May 5, 2016

About the International Coalition Calls
Every first Thursday of the month, the Secular Policy Institute holds an international coordinating call for its 300 members to discuss the future of the secular movement.
Call for May 5, 2016
Here’s the latest recording of the […]

It Looks Like Nobody Wants The Donald After All

This week Russell Moore,┬áthe Southern Baptist Convention,┬áand the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission have decided to┬ávery publicly┬átake down Republican contender Donald Trump. We think that the┬álargest Protestant denomination in the U.S. — and one of the most influential religious leaders […]

Policy Resources for Future Letters

Edwards’ Non-Discrimination Order

HaslamVetoLetter

MS HB1523 Rel Lib Accomodations 2016

NC HB2 2016 RFRA 1993

TN HB1840 Therapy Conscience Objection

Secular Victory In Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced this week that a core facet of the nation’s new constitution will recognize and respect secularism in government and beyond. This action marks a bold step forward for the nation, and will likely spur […]

Physician and Pastor Debate Science and Faith

This week, two unlikely collaborators came together to share and embrace each
other’s perspectives on two vastly different topics: science and faith. The event occurred this week in Curitiba, Brazil, with a high-ranking Vatican cardinal and a Dartmouth College professor.

Dr. Marcelo […]

Secular Injustice in Bangladesh

This week a postgraduate law student, Nazimuddin Samad  was killed in Bangladesh in a machete attack.

As the news broke, much work was done┬áto understand what had happened. Media contacts worked to establish Nazim’s connections to the Bangla secularist community and […]

Recording of the SPI International Call — April 7, 2016

About the International Coalition Calls
Every first Thursday of the month, the Secular Policy Institute holds an international coordinating call for its 300 members to discuss the future of the secular movement.
Call for April 7, 2016
Here’s the latest recording of the […]

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