Ron Lindsay on Wokeism as a Religion

Ron Lindsay on Wokeism as a Religion

I recently interviewed philosopher Ron Lindsay about his new book, Against the New Politics of Identity. During the interview, I asked Ron about the claim that the new leftist idiology, or wokeism, is a religion. His response, lightly edited for clarity, is below: Ron Lindsay: I’m a little reluctant to embrace that because, just for […]

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Is Atheism High Status?

Is Atheism High Status?

The “high status” discourse online is a treasure-trove of amusing quips and vapid analyses. If you want to signal your status, avoid Zoom backgrounds. If you’re low status but want to feel high status, join X. As for getting the blue check on X, that could be either a high-status symbol or total cringe. Choose […]

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Faith-Based Magic at Davos

Faith-Based Magic at Davos

News Highlights for the Week of January 14, 2024 Latest news, notable cultural moments, and media commentary for the atheist community: a weekly update from the editors at AFL. Faith-Based Magic at Davos: WEF Invites Amazonian Chieftess to Perform Shamanic Rite A post on X went viral this week showing a woman doing some kind […]

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Martin Scorsese Announces New Jesus Film

Martin Scorsese Announces New Jesus Film

News Highlights for the Week of January 8, 2024 Latest news, notable cultural moments, and media commentary for the atheist community: a weekly update from the editors at AFL. Martin Scorsese Starts Work on a New Film about Jesus This week, Martin Scorsese announced his latest film project: an adaption of A Life of Jesus by Shūsaku Endō. […]

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