Blog Posts - Humanism



Tom Horn & Steve Quayle on The Hagmann & Hagmann Report-Blood on the Altar

Im really becoming a big fan of this show ....
by Ct Patriots Blog on Jul 12, 2014

On the Proper Ends of Literary Study

I would hardly pretend to objectivity while commenting on my brother’s book, my older brother who with grace and love taught me so much about literature and life. Still, the situation to which he responds and his own position should be of interest...
by Poetry on the Loose on Jul 1, 2014

Different Opinions Are Often Thought-Provoking

Thinking (Photo credit: Moyan_Brenn DeLight (back again))I have referenced the writing of Chris Stedman (Faitheist at Religion News Service) here a few times. I enjoy reading Chris' work even though I disagree with much of what he says. Wait, what? N...
by Atheist Revolution on Jun 16, 2014

Should Atheists Seek to Be More Like the Religious?

A sign posted by the Connecticut Valley Atheists in Rockville's Central Park in December 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Should atheists seek to be more like religious believers? Why, exactly would we want to do that? I don't think we necessarily shou...
by Atheist Revolution on Apr 22, 2014

Critical Reflections on When Science Meets Religion - Part 5 of 5

What follows is the final reflection on the book we've been reading for six weeks now (a chapter a week).Overall When Science Meets Religion was an intense read, that, if you did more than just read it without contemplating or challenging the id...
by Just Call Me Frank on Apr 15, 2014

Book Review: Robert Bellah's "Religion in Human Evolution"

Religion in Human EvolutionThe late Robert Bellah’s Religion in Human Evolutionstands as magnum opus of breathtaking proportions. Developed from the Merlin Donald’s work on cultural evolution, Karl Jasper’s insights on the axial age, and drawin...

The religiosity of the superbrands

Another friend asked the Windows laptop v. Macbook question on her Facebook today.    You can predict what happens next. The cult came by. As with the last time a friend asked the same question.    The cult always comes and procla...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Feb 10, 2014

In education, everyone deserves a chance

I am a huge fan of Sir Ken Robinson, the educational expert. This video has been around for a few years, but it’s well worth another watch.    Everyone has the potential within them—so we need ways of encouraging this for every life...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Feb 8, 2014

Philosophy Wire: Transhumanism. Not Humanism!

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-01-31]: Modern thinking calls for new ideas. Transhumanism (metanthropism/ μετανθρωπισμός, with H+ as its symbol - peculiarly similar to the A+ of modern atheists...) is the way forward according to...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jan 30, 2014

Spreading humanism, respect for other religions through children's magazines in India

IndscribeOn the left is the photograph of the title of a recent issue of Urdu magazine for kids, 'Bachchon ki Dunia'.The front page has photo of fireworks with the line, 'Diwali Mubarak' written below it. The issue had come out when the festival was...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Dec 28, 2013

How to Help Someone Online Who Appears to be Suicidal

National Suicide Prevention LifelineEncountering someone on the Internet who appears to be suicidal can be a scary and overwhelming experience. It is normal to feel powerless on encountering such a person. You want to help, but what can you do? You m...
by Atheist Revolution on Dec 24, 2013

The Representation Project, Facebook, and Generation Y

I don't get as much feedback on my Facebook posts as I'd like, especially on videos or articles that have expanded my own mind (which I subsequently hope will expand others', hence why I post them in the first place). Exactly one week ago, however, I...
by s o y c o n f e s s i o n s on Dec 12, 2013

Attend the Florida Freethought Conference Without Leaving Your Home

If you have a spare $12 and have always wondered what a secular conference was like but have never had the opportunity to attend one, you might be interested to know that the Humanists of Florida Association is making their Florida Freethought Confer...
by Atheist Revolution on Oct 10, 2013

The Rise of Humanism in Advertising, Copywriting and Journalism

After a scandalous affair, John B. Watson was fired from an academic position at Johns Hopkins. He went on to land a job at ad giant J. Walter Thompson. Behaviorism was almost a religion to Watson. He took his in-depth knowledge of behaviorist psycho...
by Writing Resources on Oct 5, 2013

What context? Atheism has no context.

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronWhile PZ Myers is right about some people who mistakenly confuse the word “freethought” to mean that you’re allowed to think whatever you want … he continues to spew this nonsense that atheism has...
by Our Daily Train on Sep 28, 2013

Ancient Hebrew Cosmology

Human beings often presume our own worldview when trying to make sense of a message or a text. As anyone who has had an argument based upon a misunderstanding knows (think of Abbott and Costello's "Who's on First?" routine), assuming that other peopl...

Why I am a Male Feminist

A few days ago, a friend of mine sent me a message telling me about a conversation she from earlier in her day. In this conversation, a girl talked about how men do not typically identify as feminists. In response, my friend brought me up as an examp...
by The Glottal Stop on Jun 30, 2013

Inner Peace Award

Inner Peace Award From “Grow your Innerself”  First, of all thank you for giving  the award to everyone. People need inner …Continue reading »...

Inner Peace Award

Inner Peace Award From “Grow your Innerself”  First, of all thank you for giving  the award to everyone. People need inner …Continue reading »...

Okay, Now I Am Going To Get Buddhist ~ Life Is Too Short To Be Miserable

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