Dictator's “humanism”: Political prisoners' release of will hardly bring ...
Lukashenka can barely be characterised as a politician driven by the principles of humanism – for the past 21 years while in power, the country has consistently ranked low on all democracy scales. On 22 August, the state-run news agency Belta reported ...
27 August 2015 | 5:33 am
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Are Secular Humanists Better Gay Allies than Religion?
World Religion News
Trav Mamone wrote a piece on why he believes that Humanism is a better option for queer people than religion is. He touches on influential pieces written by Alex Gabriel and Heina Dadabhoy, in which they shared a common belief in that religion is not ...
24 August 2015 | 6:28 pm
Humanism And Anti-Intellectualism In Nigeria
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Unfortunately not much attention has been paid to the efforts of humanists, atheists, skeptics and agnostics in the country to address these problems. Not many Nigerians know about the campaigns by humanists against witch hunting, blasphemy law and ...
24 August 2015 | 5:26 pm
Humanism or Political Calculation: Why Did Lukashenka Pardon Political Prisoners?
On 22 August, the state-run news agency Belta reported that “based on the principle of humanism” the President of Belarus decided to pardon and release from prison former presidential candidate Mikalaj Statkevich and five other opposition figures.
EU praises release of political prisoners in Belarus
Belarusian president frees all 6 political prisoners
24 August 2015 | 9:09 am
Big data out, 'digital humanism' in for Gartner emerging technologies
Forget big data, it's 'digital humanism' which is garnering attention now – at least according to Gartner's 2015 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, which identifies computing innovations organisations 'should monitor'. The emergence of technologies ...
24 August 2015 | 2:12 am
Susan Schechter, JFS MetroWest Clinical Director of Older Adult Services ... - Jewish Link of New Jersey
Susan Schechter, JFS MetroWest Clinical Director of Older Adult Services ...
Jewish Link of New Jersey
JFS MetroWest is pleased to share that Susan Schechter, LCSW, Clinical Director of Older Adult Services, was selected as this year's recipient of a Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award. Sponsored by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, ...
13 August 2015 | 8:31 am
In Theory: Should humanism be labeled a religion?
The settlement comes a year after the U.S. Army also announced it would do the same and may be a sign of a “broader government willingness to recognize humanism, a system of beliefs that recognizes no deity and emphasizes rational thinking,” according ...
11 August 2015 | 10:51 pm
Home Demolitions, Airport Harassment: Israelis' Lack of Humanism
Let them disappear. Dabak, 61, concluded, “The problem with Israelis is that they suffer from a weak sense of humanism.” He made his diagnosis with sadness and compassion. His observation reminded me of the border control officers who, three weeks ago, ...
9 August 2015 | 11:03 pm
A Reasonable Redefinition Of Humanism
Devoutly religious people sometimes criticize “humanism”–i.e., the philosophical premise that man is the center of the world, or possibly of the universe–because they believe it denies the existence of God by its very premise. I believe this is a ...
7 August 2015 | 11:21 pm
Bureau of Prisons Agrees to Recognize Humanism as a Religion, Darwin Day as a ...
Being sentenced to federal prison no longer means an inmate can't identify as a humanist and practice that belief system, according to a settlement reached with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The American Humanist Association went to court on behalf of ...
Prisons agree inmates can be humanists; Faith Walk writers wanted
2 August 2015 | 11:40 am