Humanist ethics rely on the pursuit of knowledge and rational thought--and what could be more rational than acknowledging
The first thing that it did was break down some of my stereotypes. It opened my eyes to the number of people who grow up
As a self-proclaimed "woke" white dude, it's sometimes difficult to know how to participate in conversations about race that matter deeply to me. The last thing I want to do is suck up oxygen from the voices that need to be heard.
But she has powerful ideas on how to address Hollywood sexism.
Maybe there's something we can learn from Tanzania. When we have less, we can give more. Smile more. When we have more, we can give more. Smile more.
Senator Jim Inhofe is already off to a great start in 2015, spouting pseudo-science and degrading the effectiveness of his new committee with inaccurate diatribes against global warming. Just this week, he made a speech on the Senate floor lambasting the "hysteria" surrounding climate change.
It's important for humanists to be active participants in the struggle against instructional racism not only because our core values require us to do so, but because the growth of humanism is dependent on it.
Religious and conservative organizations have a history of organizing to accomplish shared aims. It's time to share the secret that atheists are now doing the same.
Zuckerman is no stranger to aweism or to the secular way of life. As a sociologist at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif
Humanists are sometimes criticized for having an adaptable set of values, but I find the ability to evolve one's thinking to be an advantage in the face of our rapidly expanding knowledge of the world. Now it appears that the Catholics are starting to get with the humanist program.
Reciting the pledge can certainly be a patriotic act, but so can fighting against religious intrusion into our government.
I often argue that every marriage is mixed, since no two individuals share identical beliefs or practices. If that is so, then all our children are lucky, as long as we provide them with interfaith literacy, and encourage them to wrestle with big questions.
In 1782 an act of Congress determined that the latin phrase "e pluribus unum" would become the motto of a fledgling nation.
The American Humanist Association created this infographic which shows some of the ways in which atheists are socially and
The trait people identified as the least desirable in a president: "Atheist." 53 percent of Americans said they would be less likely to vote for a candidate who is an atheist. It beat out pot-smoker and adulterer.
Demanding that people identify only as atheist limits the ability of individuals to truly express not only what they don't believe in, but what they do believe in.
"Jason Heap's bid to become the nation's first humanist military chaplain brings all of these questions to the fore. How ought we to understand our military chaplaincies, in light of changes to our nation's religious make-up?"
“The language (of the amendment) only requires adherence to the applicable instruction, which in no way restricts chaplains
The positive orientation of my Humanism allowed me to frame the world through a constructive lens, celebrated the good in everyone and encouraged me to act with lov and compassion whenever possible.