Journals and Magazines

Humanists Call on Senate to Pass the Do No Harm Act,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

I’ve written about the Do No Harm Act twice already this year. So, when I heard that Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) was going to introduce the bill in the Senate, I questioned whether or not it was worthwhile to write yet another update for theHumanist.com. But the answer came nearly as quickly as the question; …

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Looking Ahead to Fall Education Programs,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

Each season brings new opportunities to learn and grow with programs from the American Humanist Association Center for Education. For Fall 2021, we’re exploring the many ways humanists can reimagine and work towards a better future for all. Check out our offerings for September, October, and November. September The next quarterly Humanist Society teleconference will …

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The Comics Section: Infinite Kindness and Recounting the Summer,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

The latest from Jesus and Mo and Cagle Cartoons!         by John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune, PA   The post The Comics Section: Infinite Kindness and Recounting the Summer appeared first on TheHumanist.com. The latest from Jesus and Mo and Cagle Cartoons!         by John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune, …

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What Would a Humanist Do? Accommodating Immunocompromised Family,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

Today we bring you our latest installment of “What Would a Humanist Do?”—offering multiple AHA staff opinions on reader questions. Because while humanists are committed to being good without a god, sometimes they need a little advice on how to pull it off. Q: A family member is undergoing a strenuous course of chemo and is especially immunocompromised during …

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Review: Pray Away Documentary,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

The documentary Pray Away (now streaming on Netflix) demonstrates the immense power of religious belief and its ability to destroy people’s lives. It follows survivors of conversion therapy and leaders from Exodus International, an organization created to forcefully persuade individuals to denounce their same-sex attractions and conform to a heteronormative life. The film profiles several individuals—including leaders …

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Inside the White Rose: the extremist groups looking to capitalise on Covid paranoia,Michael Marshall,The Skeptic

In my previous articles in this series, I introduced the White Rose movement, and how their guerrilla campaign of Covid conspiracy graffiti led members of the public into an online ecosystem of pandemic paranoia, in the shape of a busy network of overlapping Telegram groups. So while I initially joined The White Rose group, I …

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Though it remains unlikely, we’ve too little data to fully rule out the lab leak hypothesis… yet,Wendy M. Grossman,The Skeptic

When the filmmaker Nanfu Wang moved to the US from China, circa 2012, she was “attracted by the freedom”. She had never seen a protest. On a Christmas visit to her family, she was in Wuhan when the first reports emerged of an unknown virus that caused a pneumonia-like illness. In her new documentary, In …

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