2 mn read As history unfurled, a courageous league of atheist thinkers bore the torch of enlightenment, championing reason and innovation in a world often overshadowed by the stifling darkness of religious dogma. This is their chronicle, a tribute to those pioneers who illuminated the path of progress, fostering freedom and knowledge against the repressive grasp of religious […]
2 mn read IMAGINATION If you had the power to choose the kind of world you would like to live in what kind of world would that be? You might want to pause for some seconds and open the floodgates of imagination, the details might be a little fuzzy and it may be almost impossible to think out […]
3 mn read In the grand theater of human history, the tale of religion stands as a riveting drama, filled with intrigue, borrowed plots, and vibrant characters crafted in the human imagination. Let’s embark on a journey that meanders through the curious lanes of history, unearthing the roller-coaster ride that is the creation and propagation of religion and […]
2 mn read Throughout history, people have always asked big questions about where we come from and why we are here. There have been two main ways to answer these questions: science and religion. Today, we are going to talk about why many people believe that the scientific explanation, specifically the theory of evolution, makes the most sense. […]
3 mn read World Humanitarian Day, observed on August 19th each year, is a momentous occasion that celebrates the tireless efforts of humanitarian workers worldwide. This special day serves as a reminder of the essential role they play in alleviating human suffering and promoting peace and stability in the face of crises. In this article, we delve into […]
3 mn read In a world that claims to value freedom and equality, the existence of human trafficking remains a harrowing reality, tainting the conscience of humanity. The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, observed on July 30th each year, serves as a poignant reminder of the millions of individuals who endure exploitation and enslavement worldwide. This solemn […]
2 mn read In the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, where image is everything, it’s not uncommon to find celebrities who openly express their religious beliefs. However, there’s a growing number of celebrities who identify as atheists, challenging the traditional norms of faith in the entertainment industry. This blog post explores how these celebrities navigate their non-belief in […]
2 mn read China, a country known for its secular approach to governance, has come under intense scrutiny for its severe human rights violations. Despite being a predominantly non-religious state, it has been accused of perpetrating gross violations against its own citizens. This article aims to shed light on the disturbing realities of China’s concentration camps and alleged […]
3 mn read In the realm of politics, it is an inexplicable phenomenon that politicians often display a profound interest in the private matters of other individuals, particularly their sex lives. While this fascination may seem puzzling at first glance, it stems from various factors inherent to the political landscape. In this article, we will delve into the […]
3 mn read Nelson Mandela Day #MandelaDay2023 is an annual international observance celebrated on July 18th to honor the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa and a prominent anti-apartheid activist. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the aim of promoting peace, reconciliation, and cultural diversity, and to […]
3 mn read In a world where diverse beliefs and philosophies coexist, the recognition of humanist and secular values has gained importance as a means to safeguard individual rights and freedoms. This article explores countries that have made significant progress in embracing humanist and secular ideals while actively protecting the rights and freedoms of their citizens. By prioritizing […]
2 mn read In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision on affirmative action, it’s crucial to understand why affirmative action is not discrimination against the privileged but rather a tool for leveling the playing field. The Supreme Court’s decision has sparked a heated debate, with some arguing that affirmative action is discriminatory against those not beneficiaries […]
2 mn read Dear fellow secularists, humanists, and atheists, We, at the Secular Underground Network, are reaching out to our global community, urging you to rally behind our friends at the Atheists Society in Kenya. They are currently fighting an uphill battle for their right to exist in a climate that often challenges secular viewpoints and seeks to […]
2 mn read Gender equality has been a pressing issue for decades, and it’s becoming increasingly important to tackle the issue of gender stereotypes and discrimination in the workplace. Stereotyping is deeply ingrained in our society, which leads to discrimination against individuals based on their gender, limiting their opportunities and negatively affecting their growth in their careers. In […]
3 mn read I want your slavery and I don’t want you Illegal Immigrants or stateless workers? In the cycles of the crisis of the capitalist system, questions and rhetoric of social change appear, as well as, right-wing candidacies and infections also swell in the body of crisis societies, especially those that are accustomed to obtaining self-evident privileges […]
4 mn read The relationship between the church and African states has a long and complex history that dates back to the colonial era. During this time, European powers used Christianity as a tool of colonization, with missionaries playing a key role in spreading Christianity and Western values throughout Africa. The church was often complicit in the oppression and exploitation of Africans by colonial powers, with many missionaries promoting the idea of European superiority over Africans.
8 mn read It was the third day of protests in response to Mahsa Amini’s murder by Iranian police. Reading social media posts of that time, you could see that many activists are exciting people to join the nationwide protests. But as an atheist, what attracted my attention was the fact that some of them are explicitly suggesting […]
2 mn read There have been reports of some American evangelical organizations and individuals working in Africa to spread their anti-LGBTQ and moral agenda. Some of these groups have been accused of funding and supporting campaigns that promote discrimination against LGBTQ individuals and advocating for laws that criminalize homosexuality. These efforts have often been criticized by human rights […]
6 mn read The economic disparities that result from classism in Africa are complex and multi-dimensional. They are often influenced by a range of factors, including historical legacies of colonialism, unequal distribution of resources, and corrupt governance. These factors have resulted in a situation where individuals from certain social classes or economic backgrounds have limited access to education, job opportunities, and wealth, while others have access to these resources in abundance.
2 mn read Have you ever heard of people using crystals to heal their ailments or reading their horoscope to make major life decisions? Imagine if you could cure cancer by simply drinking a special potion or following a strict diet. It sounds too good to be true, and it is. From conspiracy theories to miracle cures, pseudoscience seems to be everywhere these days. But how can you tell what’s real and what’s just a load of mumbo jumbo? Pseudoscience claims like these can be dangerous, offering false hope and potentially putting lives at risk.