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Even secular humanism depends on Christianity - Patheos (blog)

Even secular humanism depends on Christianity
Patheos (blog)
Theo Hobson, in the British Spectator, critiques the New Atheist insistence that we can have morality–indeed, a better morality–apart from religion. In doing so, he shows that even today's secular humanist morality, which the atheists take as axiomatic ...

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18 April 2014 | 10:13 am

Giving Humanism a voice: An interview with Stephen Fry - Religion News Service

Giving Humanism a voice: An interview with Stephen Fry
Religion News Service
Last month, the British Humanist Association (BHA) made waves around the world by launching a new video series, “That's Humanism!” These concise, engaging, and thoughtful videos speak to important questions (“What makes something right or wrong?

16 April 2014 | 2:03 pm

Christianity vs. Humanism - Daily Herald

Christianity vs. Humanism
Daily Herald
For the past 100 years, America has dabbled in, and then embraced the alternate religion of secular humanism, where man worships himself rather than God. Its doctrines are explained in the Humanist Manifestos of 1933, 1963, and 2002. The American ...

15 April 2014 | 6:23 am

Film — The Humanism in “Her” - The Daily Princetonian (blog)

Film — The Humanism in “Her”
The Daily Princetonian (blog)
The premise of “Her” is that a lonely man named Theodore, played in an extraordinarily nuanced performance by Joaquin Phoenix, falls in love with his operating system named Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johansson. By then, artificial intelligence has ...

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12 April 2014 | 11:42 pm

Humanism, writ large at the Adelaide Biennial - The Australian

Humanism, writ large at the Adelaide Biennial
The Australian
THE trouble with big regular exhibitions such as the Sydney Biennale or the Adelaide Biennial is that they are driven more by the need to find content for an already committed spot on the calendar than by any inherent necessity, anything that urgently ...

6 April 2014 | 8:41 am

43 Honored for Humanism, Exemplary Professionalism, Care - UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences News

43 Honored for Humanism, Exemplary Professionalism, Care
UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences News
Forty-three outstanding medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members have been inducted into the University at Buffalo's Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). “You are exemplars and role ...

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4 April 2014 | 4:53 pm

Religious Mystic & Rational Humanist: The Mystical Humanism of Jeffrey Kripal - Patheos (blog)

Religious Mystic & Rational Humanist: The Mystical Humanism of Jeffrey Kripal
Patheos (blog)
For days, I had been participating in the annual Bengali celebration of the goddess Kali in the streets and temples of Calcutta (now Kolkata). One morning I woke up asleep, that is, I woke up, but my body did not. I couldn't move. I was paralyzed, like ...

2 April 2014 | 2:27 pm

Ethical humanism found Skokie long ago - Lincolnwood Review

Ethical humanism found Skokie long ago
Lincolnwood Review
More than 130 years ago, the movement that gave rise to what is now the Ethical Humanist Society of Greater Chicago began in New York. German-born Felix Adler, a professor, rationalist, lecturer, social reformer and religious leader, founded what was ...
Ethical Humanist Society offers eclectic speakers, inclusive fellowshipSkokie Review
Godless movement picks Chicago area for charity eventChicago Tribune

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1 April 2014 | 3:46 pm

"How can I be happy?" Narrated by Stephen Fry - That's Humanism! - Iranian

"How can I be happy?" Narrated by Stephen Fry - That's Humanism!
“The humanist view of the meaning of life is different. Humanists do not see that there is any obvious purpose to the universe, but that it is a natural phenomenon with no design behind it. Meaning is not something out there, waiting to be discovered ...

28 March 2014 | 1:45 pm

Death and the Ploughman review – 'Primitive humanism' - The Guardian

The Guardian

Death and the Ploughman review – 'Primitive humanism'
The Guardian
It has a primitive humanism that lets you see death – so often clouded by emotion and enormity – for what it is. "From the moment you enter this world," says Death, "you are old enough to leave it." That guileless tone is well met by Tom Bailey's ...

23 March 2014 | 6:17 pm


Remembering a Legendary Humanist
Remembering a Legendary Humanist submitted by Namerali
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16 April 2014 | 7:39 pm

HUG WHAT MATTERS MOST. submitted by joecharogoff
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15 April 2014 | 1:54 am

IT REALLY IS ALL RELATIVE! submitted by joecharogoff
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15 April 2014 | 1:42 am

What are some good videos that explain Humanism to a group of people who are already mostly atheist/agnostic? Must be only 5-10 mins.

I've involved in a very small Secular Humanism group at my school. The videos must only be 5-10 minutes so we can discuss what we just watched afterwards during our weekly hour long meeting. The recent Stephen Fry video is good, but I'm looking for others too.

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15 April 2014 | 1:22 am

humanism - Yahoo News Search Results

How evangelical Christians are using social action to revivify church brand
From food banks to job clubs, there are signs that evangelical Christians are reclaiming idea of church as community servant The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, told the Guardian this week that "there is a certain toxicity about the brand" of Christianity. It is a concern most keenly felt among evangelical Christians. One senior source at the Evangelical Alliance, an umbrella ...

18 April 2014 | 3:14 pm

Faith and reason
Re: your April 16 article, “Prayer, reason share day”: As a Christian humanist (no, that is not an oxymoron), I had to chuckle at the idea that faith and reason were placed "at odds.”

17 April 2014 | 5:48 am

Payson teacher's love for reading shows in her classroom
PAYSON -- Books, books and more books is the best way to describe what you see when you enter Stephanie Buhler’s sixth-grade classroom at Wilson Elementary.

16 April 2014 | 12:47 am

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut
NEW YORK (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson is helping Major League Baseball mark the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, praising Commissioner Bud Selig for the…

16 April 2014 | 12:36 am

Videos matching: humanism,evidence

A short Humanist animation about how we learn what's true through the use of evidence and science. Written & produced by the British Humanist Association in ...
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Posted on 17 March 2014 | 1:30 pm

"Google barges" refers to a group of four floating barges built between 2010 and 2012, commissioned by Google to serve as "an interactive space where people ...
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Posted on 5 February 2014 | 5:12 am

This talk was part of the Ancestor's Trail 2013 The Ancestor's Trail is an annual event combining walking, evolution and art. Base...
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Posted on 30 January 2014 | 2:56 pm

the interview with the Theosophist mentioned in this vid is HERE AMERICANS' NEW RELIGION By Dennis L. Cuddy, Ph.D....
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Views: 850
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Posted on 19 October 2013 | 1:02 am

Videos matching: humanist,disrespect

Does Religion Deserve Respect? Hemant Mehta (, Join the conversation. Leave your questions and c...
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Posted on 3 April 2014 | 5:00 pm

As we've reported NOAH, completely corrupts the biblical version of events to paint a picture of an earth suffering under the environmental extremism of man,...
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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 10:00 am

Kansas may force doctors to report miscarriages to the state health department
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Posted on 25 March 2014 | 11:00 pm

This tongue-in-cheek-titled event features 3 atheist activists (AronRa, Matt Dillahunty and Seth Andrews) giving individual presentations, and then coming to...
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Posted on 24 March 2014 | 9:37 pm

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 18 April 2014 | 3:20 am

[On the lack of women in racist groups]

As i said in my above post, Females ain't as Territorial as men are, if at all, no

W. F. Price, The Spearhead
 18 April 2014 | 3:19 am

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Gina Miller, BARBWIRE
 18 April 2014 | 3:12 am

As I have long noted, there are only two forces at work in this world, the forces of God and the forces of Satan. It’s that simple.

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[On news that Willie Nelson is singing at a Wendy Davis fundraiser]

Doper, homosexualist and now abortionist sum up

Rep. Thomas Carmody, Times-Picayune
 18 April 2014 | 3:11 am

Legislation that would make the Holy Bible the official state book of Louisiana cleared the House Committee on Municipal, Parochial and

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 18 April 2014 | 3:10 am

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Westboro's Fred Phelps 'on Edge of Death,' Says Son
Fred Phelps, best known for his controversial protests at military funerals, is reportedly in hospice care and "on the edge of death" in Kansas, his estranged son says in a Facebook post. Nate Phelps also claims that the 84-year-old driving force behind the Westboro Baptist Church was ex-communicated by his...

16 March 2014 | 4:06 pm

Students to BU: Cancel Robin Thicke Show
Robin Thicke may have had the " song of the summer ," but at least a few Boston University students (and nearly 2,000 people who've signed their petition ) think his "Blurred Lines" is also sexist —and they don't want him performing on campus. Thicke has a concert scheduled at the...

24 February 2014 | 3:33 pm

It's Time to Re-Embrace 8-Hour Workdays
It's like a "badge of honor" in the tech world for employees to put in long days under the mantra of "always connected" or "entrepreneurship as lifestyle," writes Nathan Pensky at Pando . And while such dedication might be necessary in the short term for a startup, Pensky thinks "this is...

22 January 2014 | 12:47 am

Afghan Atheist Wins Asylum in UK
In a landmark case in Britain, an Afghan man has been granted asylum because he fears persecution for his lack of religious belief. The man, now 23, was brought up as a Muslim in Afghanistan but became an atheist after he fled to Britain at age 16, the Guardian reports....

14 January 2014 | 7:00 am

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