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The Comics Section: The Occasional Night Out The Humanist TheHumanist.com

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Humanism in the Military The Humanist TheHumanist.com

May is National Military Appreciation Month. This became the case surprisingly recently, in 1999, and was first proposed by veteran and Senator John McCain. May was chosen as the month due to the number of military-related observances and celebrations that happen in May and the month was officially designated Military Appreciation Month after a unanimous

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Title IX’s Updated Guidelines are a Humanist Issue. Here’s Why. The Humanist TheHumanist.com

Part of our ethos as humanists is to treat each person as having inherent worth and dignity. We are concerned for the wellbeing of all, committed to diversity, and respect those of differing yet humane views. But there is nothing humane about a handful of states suing the federal government so they can continue to

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Abner Kneeland: The Omega Man of the Early 19th Century Freethought Movement The Humanist TheHumanist.com

Imagine you are a citizen living within an irrational society that has laws which state if you blaspheme god, that you can be persecuted for your thoughts. Imagine that your ideas and writings regarding a natural and godless universe can, because of such blasphemy laws, allow the state to prosecute you and place you in

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How to engage with arguments rationally, respectfully, and with humility Michael Marshall The Skeptic

In the weeks since the death of philosopher Daniel Dennett, tributes have circulated online, highlighting his proposed rules for engaging with an argument and criticising a position – often known as Rapaport’s Rules, after the game theorist Anatol Rapaport, who outlined the initial versions which were finessed by Dennett. Personally, I hadn’t seen these rules

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From the archives: a 1987 interview with CSICOP chairman Paul Kurtz – part one Wendy M. Grossman The Skeptic

This article originally appeared in The Skeptic, Volume 2, Issue 2, from 1988. Paul Kurtz was chairman of the Buffalo, NY-based Committee for Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), editor of the humanist magazine Free Inquiry, President and editor-in-chief of Prometheus Books, and a professor of philosophy at the State University of New

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The history of the European Council of Skeptical Organisations and European Skeptics Congress Amardeo Sarma The Skeptic

The history of modern skepticism in Europe began at the end of the 19th century with the founding of the Dutch Vereniging tegen de Kwakzalverij (Society against Quackery) in 1881. A similar organisation, the Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Bekämpfung des Kurpfuschertums, was founded in Germany in 1903 but did not survive the Nazi regime of the

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Read Our 2024 Humanist Haiku Contest Winners The Humanist TheHumanist.com

TheHumanist.com is pleased to announce the winners of the fifth annual Haiku Contest, this year held to honor National Poetry Month in April. The contest requested entries of haikus about humanism and humanist values. Submissions were required to be in the form of a haiku, a seemingly simple form of poetry in three lines: five

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The Comics Section: Birth Controlled The Humanist TheHumanist.com

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Minnesota – A Model for Building Strong Political Relationships The Humanist TheHumanist.com

I was delighted to be invited by Suzanne Perry of HumanistsMN (a chapter of the American Humanist Association) to be a featured speaker for their 2024 National Day of Reason Breakfast and Reception at the Minnesota State Capitol. I first learned of the event from Sarah Levin of Secular Strategies, a consultant for the Center

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