http://richarddawkins.net

The Official Richard Dawkins Website

SCIENCE is useful but that is not all it is. Science can be uplifting, thrilling, life-enhancing.

Official website. Includes news articles, videos, forums, book extracts, and a store.


http://atheistalliance.org/secular/index.php

Secular Nation Magazine offers a positive voice for atheism. Its contribution to the cause of intellectual freedom is unique. Unabashedly and proudly atheist, it offers a wide variety of views on how to achieve a truly secular society uncontrolled by primitive religious concepts. It presents a positive atheist approach to life and our responsibilities as citizens. It seeks understanding of and answers to the problems so often created by religious belief systems.


http://swiftnow.org

Southeast Wisconsin Freethinkers (SWiFT)

Organization of freethinkers including agnostics, atheists, humanists, skeptics. SWiFT is a democratic organization uniting Freethinkers across Southeast Wisconsin and Northern Illinois to encourage rationalism and promote camaraderie and good times.


http://www.secularhumanism.org

The Council for Secular Humanism's Web Site

The Council for Secular Humanism Web Site provides timely information concerning the activities of the Council for Secular Humanism and also acts as a general educational resource on secular humanism.


http://www.parentingbeyondbelief.com

Parenting Beyond Belief edited by Dale McGowen

Includes essays by Richard Dawkins, Julia Sweeney, Penn Jillette, Mark Twain, Dr. Jean Mercer, Dr. Donald B. Ardell, Rev. Dr. Kendyl Gibbons, and over twenty-five other doctors, educators, psychologists, and secular parents. Parenting Beyond Belief is a book for loving and thoughtful parents who wish to raise their children without religion. There are scores of books available for religious parents. Now there's one for the rest of us.
Includes essays by Richard Dawkins, Julia Sweeney, Penn Jillette, Mark Twain, Dr. Jean Mercer, Dr. Donald B. Ardell, Rev. Dr. Kendyl Gibbons, and over twenty-five other doctors, educators, psychologists, and secular parents.


http://www.cathejones.com/grief.html

Godless Grief - Cathe Jones

This book provides assistance to all Atheists, seeking to provide answers, closure, mourning, and understanding of death, loss, and even of family changing events, such as a job change, illnesses, household moves, or divorce.


http://www.imaginativecurriculum.com

 Imaginative Curriculum: The child, the parent, the administrator and the legislator, anyone to the degree s/he has the right or the ability to influence classroom outcomes has equal responsibility for it.


http://www.carmtraining.com/

 CARM training offers an opportunity to develop skills and techniques that could save lives in the workplace, at the ball game, or the shopping mall, or just waiting in line for gas.


http://www.thesixpillars.org/sixpillers.htm

 The purpose of CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition is to fortify the lives of America's young people with consensus ethical values called the "Six Pillars of Character". These values, which transcend divisions of race, creed, politics, gender and wealth, are: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.


http://www.the-brights.net

 The Brights movement seeks acknowledgement and influence in society. We intend to work to craft a social awareness that the constituency of persons who have naturalistic worldviews is large enough to have social and political clout, and it wants such persons to be accepted as citizens on a level playing field with those who hold other worldviews.


http://www.parents-talk.com

 Experts who offer great advice for parents.


http://www.alfiekohn.org/

 Alfie Kohn promotes cooperation in our schools.


http://www-personal.umich.edu/~axe/

 Robert Axelrod’s Home Page

Author of “The Evolution of Cooperation” and “The Complexity of Cooperation”.


http://home.gwu.edu/~lobuts/escalism.htm

 Escalation Simulation, an experiential classroom learning exercise.


http://www.indiana.edu/~schpsy/tolerance.html

 This site offers links to organizations that explain various cultures and minority views in an effort to promote tolerance through understanding differences.


http://www.talkingcure.com/

 The Institute for the study of therapeutic change and partners for change. Principles for clinical practice distilled from the 40 years of outcome research.


http://www.ncvc.org/STATS/SV.htm

 Statistics on School Violence


http://management.about.com/cs/conflictres/

 Conflict Resolution & Workplace Violence. A listing of articles, information and web links on the topics of workplace violence and effective conflict resolution. Information on mediation, arbitration and the stages of conflict will be of interest to anyone in a position of conflict.


Further recommended reading for the serious student of the nature/nurture/culture controversy.

The Future of Life
by Edward Osborne Wilson

The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
by Stephen Jay Gould

Are We Hardwired?: The Role of Genes in Human Behavior
by William R. Clark, Michael Grunstein

The Cooperative Gene:
How Mendel's Demon Explains the Evolution of Complex Beings
by Mark Ridley

Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
by Jared Diamond

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