Donald Trump has taught us the value of Western humanism - Theo Hobson
I think the term “humanism” is needed. This is what Trump offends against: the huge vague belief that all human beings should be treated well. It might sound hopelessly naïve, vague or earnest but the core creed of the West —underlying its political ...
17 February 2017 | 6:30 am
Start With Humanism
After the word Humanist you may add your preferred subset label: Humanist Muslim, Humanist Christian, Humanist Buddhist, Humanist Atheist, Humanist Agnostic. It is important that these subset terms do not precede the word Humanist. We are Humanists ...
12 February 2017 | 9:55 pm
Wangechi Mutu Explores Afrofuturism and The New Humanism with Ndoro Na Miti
In a 1944 essay entitled Poetry and Knowledge, the Martinican poet and postcolonial theorist Aimé Césaire wrote that in the wake of slavery and colonialism, humans had been robbed of the knowledge of how to be like animals, plants, and minerals. A tree ...
12 February 2017 | 10:39 am
Humanism: Realising And Resisting Change In Africa
I created a humanist platform in response to the enormity of harm and destruction that was caused by superstitious beliefs, as a countermeasure and counter mechanism to the deleterious effects of religious dogma and extremism, and to the shackling ...
11 February 2017 | 6:20 am
Ideology of humanism is anti-American
Bonner County Daily Bee
This letter is a response to the defense of humanism by Jack DeBaun (Feb, 4, 2017, Daily Bee). Secular Humanism is the one religion in America that is taught in all public schools and universities, at taxpayer expense, in violation of the First ...
10 February 2017 | 6:03 am
Humanist celebrants seek same status as ministers
Dan Smucker (left) and Caroline Martin got married in May 2015 by August Brunsman (center), a humanist celebrant. He performs weddings for humanists, athiests and others who don't believe in God or practice a religion. Photo courtesy of Caroline Martin.
9 February 2017 | 12:01 pm
Hans Rosling: humanism by numbers
Hans Rosling, the Swedish doctor and statistician who died on Tuesday, has rightly been the subject of glowing obituaries ever since. With great imagination and humour, Rosling made understanding the world through the use of statistics more enjoyable ...
Sad to announce: Hans Rosling passed away this morning - Gapminder
Hans Rosling: The best stats you've ever seen | TED Talk | TED.com
Three minutes with Hans Rosling will change your mind about the world
9 February 2017 | 4:41 am
PM's speech in Rajya Sabha lacked 'elementary humanism': Yechury
Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his speech in Rajya Sabha, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said it lacked “elementary humanism” to condole “so many deaths” due to demonetisation. “..today you have seen the sorry ...
8 February 2017 | 1:56 pm
Toni Erdmann: the humanism of comedy
The new adverts for the German film Toni Erdmann market it as 'hilarious', 'outrageous' and 'the finest comedy in recent memory'. Its plot synopsis certainly makes it sound funny: Winfried, a retired and divorced father, tries to reconnect with his ...
Paramount to Remake 'Toni Erdmann' with Jack Nicholson to Star | Variety
Jack Nicholson, Kristen Wiig to Star in Paramount's 'Toni Erdmann' Remake
8 February 2017 | 6:45 am
Humanism and the death penalty
Humanism, of course, is an intellectual program. Its liberal stance primarily asserts the primacy and value of human freedom. A young man in college will learn that it is through the moral good that a person secures his place in the whole scheme of things.
29 January 2017 | 9:05 am