By Vexen Crabtree 2017
The Human Truth Foundation Mission
The Human Truth Foundation is committed to inspiring deep thought on issues, by challenging common assumptions and beliefs, by focusing on evidence-based argumentation wherever possible, and by embracing a thoughtful and argumentative stance. Humankind can make, and should make, constant intellectual and moral progress. There is too much prejudice in our hearts and too much needless inequality in our societies. Wisdom and knowledge are spread too thinly. Too many people do not want emancipation, enlightenment and education. Too many strong opinions go unchallenged, too many poor arguments go unexamined, and too many loud voices proclaim nonsense without an equivalent number of loud voices proclaiming rationality and tolerance. The HTF's mission is to add to the voices of reason, rationality, and moral progress.
Many of our pages veer into conclusions that can be questioned. Some of our texts use arguments that can be improved upon. Some rely on facts that can be contradicted. We encourage anyone to get involved, and contribute to the discussions with your own well-argued pieces.
There are many in the world who fight the good fight. Here are some of them: