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The mission of the Center for Inquiry is to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values.  The Center publishes Free Inquiry, currently edited by Tom Flynn, and Skeptical Inquirer, currently edited by Kendrick Frazer.

For over 70 years, the American Humanist Association has stood as the voice of humanism in the United States.  It strives to bring about a progressive society where being good without a god is an accepted and respected way to live life.  The Association publishes The Humanist magazine and maintains the Kids Without God website, a digital resource for children that encourages curiosity, critical thinking, and tolerance among young people.

Co-founded by Dan Barker, previously a Christian preacher, the Freedom From Religion Foundation works as an umbrella for those who are free from religion and are committed to the cherished principle of separation of state and church: “The history of Western civilization shows us that most social and moral progress has been brought about by persons free from religion. “

Co-founded by Sam Harris, Project Reason is a nonprofit foundation devoted to spreading scientific knowledge and secular values in society.  It seeks to encourage critical thinking and wise public policy.

“You will journey along a river of connection with its many side channels and visit sites along its banks.  You will seek out the lilies of the field, and you will find them.”

The mission of the Richard Dawkins Foundation is to promote scientific literacy and a secular worldview by teaching the value of science and advancing secularism.

Founded by Michael Shermer, the Skeptics Society engages leading experts in investigating the paranormal, fringe science, pseudo-science, and extraordinary claims of all kinds, and promotes critical thinking.  It publishes Skeptics Magazine , which examines a wide variety of social, scientific, and pseudo-scientific controversies.

The American writer and theologian, previously a Baptist minister, Robert M. Price is one of the world’s most knowledgeable scholars of Early Christianity.

“You have heard it said, ‘Resist not evil,’ but I say instead to you: Whoever, unlike a deeply rooted tree in a punishing wind, does not stand resolutely against evil, is himself its accomplice.  But when you resist evil, do not at once use violence nor repay evil for evil, instead steel yourself against its arrows, meet force with courage, and expose injustice. Thus shall you shame your oppressor into remorse."
“The pursuit of Truth makes all other virtues possible, yet the only truth you know for sure is that you do not know for sure.”