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Prisons Now Recognize 'Humanism' As Religion - Breitbart News

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Prisons Now Recognize 'Humanism' As Religion
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According to the American Humanist Association, humanism expressly excludes belief in God, and is “a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism and other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of ...

29 July 2015 | 9:39 pm

Federal Prisons Will Now Recognize Humanism As A Religion - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Federal Prisons Will Now Recognize Humanism As A Religion
Huffington Post
The move comes a year after the U.S. Army agreed to recognize humanism as a religious choice for service members and may signal a broader government willingness to recognize humanism, a system of beliefs that recognizes no deity and emphasizes ...
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29 July 2015 | 12:07 am

On the day he died, Dr Kalam showed his humanism - Oneindia

On the day he died, Dr Kalam showed his humanism
Oneindia
New Delhi, July 28: As he drove into Shillong on the day he died, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was worried that a soldier providing him security had to remain standing in an open jeep. According to his advisor Srijan Pal Singh, Kalam expressed ...

28 July 2015 | 2:41 pm

On the day he died, Kalam showed his humanism - Daijiworld.com

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On the day he died, Kalam showed his humanism
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New Delhi, July 28 (IANS): As he drove into Shillong on the day he died, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was worried that a soldier providing him security had to remain standing in an open jeep. According to his advisor Srijan Pal Singh, Kalam ...
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28 July 2015 | 1:51 pm

US Bureau of Prisons agrees to recognize humanism as a religious preference - Winnipeg Free Press

US Bureau of Prisons agrees to recognize humanism as a religious preference
Winnipeg Free Press
US Bureau of Prisons agrees to recognize humanism as a religious preference. By: Steven Dubois, The Associated Press Posted: 07/27/2015 10:01 PM | Comments: Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; Email. PORTLAND, Ore. - Federal prisoners who ...

28 July 2015 | 3:01 am

Dr. Jason Heap talks about religious freedom and Humanist military chaplains - RI Future

Dr. Jason Heap talks about religious freedom and Humanist military chaplains
RI Future
Dr. Jason Heap (“Jase”), executive director of the United Coalition of Reason (United CoR), “one of the largest nontheist organizations in North America,” spoke to a combined meeting with members of the Rhode Island Atheists, the Humanists of Rhode ...

24 July 2015 | 3:10 am

A Humanist's Guide to Working with Clergy - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)

A Humanist's Guide to Working with Clergy
Patheos (blog)
Since moving to work at the Ethical Society of St. Louis, I've had lots of opportunities to work with clergy in my local area. As an atheist this is often fascinating, sometimes uncomfortable, and on occasion troubling. Yet, as Humanists seek to spread ...

20 July 2015 | 2:50 pm

Letter: Humanism is alternative philosophy - Springfield News-Leader

Springfield News-Leader

Letter: Humanism is alternative philosophy
Springfield News-Leader
In “Regarding the myths of atheism” (May 28), I'm not sure why Patrick Scott Smith is concerned about “religious anarchy” since that would mean more individual freedom without oppressive church authority, and there are millions of individuals in the U ...

7 July 2015 | 7:08 pm

Sarah Jessica Parker Tells Cosmopolitan That She Prefers Humanism Over Feminism - International Business Times

International Business Times

Sarah Jessica Parker Tells Cosmopolitan That She Prefers Humanism Over Feminism
International Business Times
Sarah Jessica Parker clearly explains to Cosmopolitan the prime reason why she does not consider herself a feminist. The “Sex And The City” star, who appears on the cover of magazine's August issue, says she see herself as a humanist, E! News reported.
Sarah Jessica Parker Is Neither A Feminist Nor A Fan Of Using Words CorrectlyThe Frisky

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7 July 2015 | 3:33 pm

Humanism, Transhumanism, and Speculative Posthumanism - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Humanism, Transhumanism, and Speculative Posthumanism
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Like many who debate the ethics of transhumanism, I'm sometimes confused by the terminology that is thrown around by the participants. In particular, I find myself confused by the distinction between terms like humanism, transhumanism and post humanism.

6 July 2015 | 2:46 pm

Humanism

Humanist Ideals organized as a legit church?

About a year ago, I started a subreddit /r/ModernHellenism mostly as a joke. I also created a website www.modernhellenism.org. The more I thought about it, the more I kinda want this to be a real thing. Of course a literal belief in the greek gods is not really the goal, but "worshiping" the ideals the gods represent. Like praise Eleos and Aphrodite and condemn Aries and Erebus.

I guess the goal is to give people who are not religious the advantages that organized religions offer. Things like community, a place for discussion, and the many tax advantages of religions (not to mention the recent trend towards religious exemption from certain laws).

Is this something that has potential? I assume people have tried similar endeavors with varying success. Is something like this even worth the hassle?

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28 July 2015 | 3:02 pm

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