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This lovely letter is an example of the kind of thing that makes it all worthwhile. It must have been among those handed to...

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by Richard DawkinsDonald Trump was surely right when he said, in 2012, “The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy . . ....

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In June 2016, astrophysicist Adam Frank wrote in the New York Times, “Yes, There Have Been Aliens.” His story follows the discoveries of one...

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Richard Dawkins and Sidney Johnson, age 11, together recently in Indianapolis. Sidney has read The Greatest Show on Earth and is halfway through The...

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By Richard Dawkins Author's note: An abbreviated version of this article was published in Prospect, Aug. 2016.A legend of uncertain provenance has it that Winston Churchill,...

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by Benjamin AbelowIn this article, I present evidence that an intimate and largely unrecognized connection exists between childhood trauma and religion. In particular, it...

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By Jonathan KingdonAs a mechanism to induce group action, a referendum reduces the many complexities of existence into a simple binary choice of actions...