Mike Nichols leaves behind legacy of humor and deep humanism
Mike Nichols knew funny. Mike Nichols was funny. But the multitalented director, writer, producer and actor, who died Wednesday night aged 83, forged a uniquely individual career that wasn't comprised of just jokes. During his over six decades in ...
20 November 2014 | 2:32 pm
Atheists and Secular Humanists are protected by the First Amendment ...
A recent federal district court decision holding that Secular Humanist prisoners are entitled to organize a discussion groups focused on their beliefs on the same terms as theistic prisoners is easily misunderstood as relying on the conclusion that ...
19 November 2014 | 4:00 pm
'Teach humanism in religious studies'
Since the inclusion of humanism in our schemes of work, interest in taking RE at GCSE and A-level has grown – our atheist and agnostic students finally see there is something in RE that represents them. This means that they spend more time learning ...
19 November 2014 | 8:29 am
Social Scientist Bo Bennett Releases POSITIVE HUMANISM
It is nearly impossible to imagine a world without religion, or more specifically, to imagine a life of morality, deeper understanding, and personal fulfillment without deities and religious doctrine to guide the way. In his new book, 'Positive ...
17 November 2014 | 5:18 pm
The Death of Humanism in Our Religionless Future
At least, if religion is essentially a proposition that the rising generation's disbelief will strangle, then secular humanism in the United States is in trouble. While Krauss was prophesying religion's demise last week, a federal court made secular ...
10 November 2014 | 11:15 pm
World Religion News
U.S. Court Rules that Secular Humanism Deserves to Be Treated as a Religion
World Religion News
A court in the United States of America has ruled that the belief in secular humanism should be considered to be a religion which means that people who consider themselves to be secular humanists as their religious choice will be permitted to create ...
10 November 2014 | 8:42 pm
This Is Why Feminism Isn't Called 'Humanism'
When a Facebook commenter asks why the sign says to respect women passengers and not all passengers, Shives uses this exchange as a jumping off point, comparing the commenter's question to the similar humanist vs. feminist debate. "The reason why ...
10 November 2014 | 4:40 pm
Jason Heap, Humanist Chaplain, Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Navy Faces For ...
The suit claims the denial of chaplains “impairs the religious exercise of Humanists in the Navy.” Humanists make up 3.6 percent of the U.S. military, according to a survey by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, which is affiliated with ...
9 November 2014 | 3:09 pm
Federal court decides secular humanism is a religion
Senior District Judge Ancer Haggerty cited the Establishment Clause of the US Constitution in his ruling, which states that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion." The controversial case was brought by the American ...
5 November 2014 | 6:11 pm
Shedding Light on the Shadow of Theism
My humanism grew from being somewhat reactionary. It was a good move, but one that didn't have sufficient depth. My humanism still relied heavily on the language and conceptual clipboard of theists. The effort to develop a humanist way of speaking ...
1 November 2014 | 1:18 pm