The wave of creepy clown sightings across the country has now stumbled upon Long Beach. This week, a number of individuals took to social media to share a photo of a clown spotted in Cambodia Town.

To oppose and supplant the mythological narratives of the past, and the dogmas of the present, the world needs an institution devoted to promoting science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. The Center for Inquiry is that institution.

Jacob Bohme demonstrates the Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram: “As a form of prayer the invoking ritual should be used in the morning, the banishing in the evening. As a protection…