Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists.                                   – Dennis Prager Secularism literally refers to that which is of this physical world, in contrast to what is of the religious and transcendental world. The word was introduced in England in the […]

What is Enlightenment?

Like many important words in the language the word Enlightenment has acquires a variety of connotations.  Two important meanings of the term refer to states of awareness and actions based on that awareness in two entirely different contexts: in the spiritual-religious realm and in worldly practical  life. The first is important in one’s spiritual life; […]