Day: February 1, 2022

Ethical Friends of Children: Helping Families in Need,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

Ethical Friends of Children (EFC) is an outreach program of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island (EHSLI), a chapter of the American Humanist Association established in 1985. We collect items for children and give them to families in need. Ethical Friends of Children, originally called Friends for the Homeless, began when members of the …

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eSkeptic for February 1, 2022 Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Read the Skeptic Research Center’s general report, “Pandemic Politics: How 2020 Impacted Americans’ Social and Political Attitudes,” based on their nine reports from the Civil Unrest and Presidential Election Study (CUPES) released in late 2020–early 2021.

Week of 1/31/22 Jake Ritter American Ethical Union

Read More American Ethical Union My Thoughts on the Latest All-Society Platform A huge thank you to the planners, presenters, tech assistants, and participants for helping our All-Society Platform be such a great event! If you missed experiencing it “Live”, you can view the recording on the AEU’s YouTube Channel: American Ethical U…

Week of 1/31/22 Jake Ritter American Ethical Union

Read More American Ethical Union My Thoughts on the Latest All-Society Platform A huge thank you to the planners, presenters, tech assistants, and participants for helping our All-Society Platform be such a great event! If you missed experiencing it “Live”, you can view the recording on the AEU’s YouTube Channel: American Ethical U…

Thinking about Property Violence,Nicole Scott,Free Inquiry

If a peaceful demonstration ends in smashing, looting, and burning, hard questions arise. Do these actions amount to justifiable violence? Excusable violence? Do they amount to violence at all? A study by Crowd Counting at the University of Connecticut estimated that in the spring and summer of 2020, 98 percent of Black Lives Matter demonstrations …

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Greenwashing God: The Danger of Religious Environmentalism,Nicole Scott,Free Inquiry

In recent years, environmentalism has received growing support from the leaders of major world religions. Since his election in 2013, Pope Francis has been a vocal advocate of climate action, even suggesting that caring for the environment should rank alongside feeding the hungry and sheltering the homeless as an act of Christian mercy. In 2015, …

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