Stories by Dan Arel

Dan Arel is the author of Parenting Without God and blogs at Danthropology. Follow him on [email protected] subscribe to Dan Arel's feed

Posted on: Oct 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Even Alcoholics Anonymous was a target for religious zealots.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A Baptist breakup, FSU's new president flunks science, and Duck Dynasty goes to Washington.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The faithful are spinning out of control.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Headlines from the spiritual and the secular.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2014, Source: Dangerous Little Books

Children should be prepared to question everyone and everything.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In an interview with AlterNet, Tyson talks about the success of his TV show 'Cosmos.'

Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

An essay in 'Nature' says we all believe in god, no matter what. Can it be right?

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Faith-based organizations find many ways to game the system to their advantage.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Republicans are the biggest haters.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A special interest creationist group is trying to undermine science education.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2014, Source: Salon

A recent outbreak of measles has been traced to one individual child — a stark reminder of a public health crisis.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

CJ Werleman's new book proves that simply being an atheist does not make one smart or educated about politics.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Some states have attempted to pass bills that either remove evolution from the curriculum or allow teachers to offer alternative theories.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Each of Cosmos's 13 episodes inspired a mixture of panic and outrage from the religious right.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Why wouldn't creationists try to save the earth they believe God created?

Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Tyson sets his sights on the deep drivers of climate change.

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Why do networks like CNN suggest that climate change is up for debate?

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The anti-science patrol is again attacking Neil deGrasse Tyson, this time over his take on the origins of life, the economy and climate change.

Posted on: May 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Rational thought and evidence are the creationists' biggest enemies.