The Moscow Times
Russia's New Culture War
The Moscow Times
On the contrary, his opponent, who defends humanism and universal values, behaves with unwavering nobility." The description of Maxim Kurochkin's "Mooncrazed" states that, "The dying Cyrano de Bergerac raves in delirium and communicates with a man ...
17 April 2014 | 12:11 pm
Giving Humanism a voice: An interview with Stephen Fry
Religion News Service
Last month, the British Humanist Association (BHA) made waves around the world by launching a new video series, “That's Humanism!” These concise, engaging, and thoughtful videos speak to important questions (“What makes something right or wrong?
15 April 2014 | 5:43 pm
Christianity vs. Humanism
For the past 100 years, America has dabbled in, and then embraced the alternate religion of secular humanism, where man worships himself rather than God. Its doctrines are explained in the Humanist Manifestos of 1933, 1963, and 2002. The American ...
15 April 2014 | 6:23 am
Film — The Humanism in “Her”
The Daily Princetonian (blog)
The premise of “Her” is that a lonely man named Theodore, played in an extraordinarily nuanced performance by Joaquin Phoenix, falls in love with his operating system named Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johansson. By then, artificial intelligence has ...
12 April 2014 | 11:42 pm
Humanism, writ large at the Adelaide Biennial
THE trouble with big regular exhibitions such as the Sydney Biennale or the Adelaide Biennial is that they are driven more by the need to find content for an already committed spot on the calendar than by any inherent necessity, anything that urgently ...
6 April 2014 | 8:41 am
43 Honored for Humanism, Exemplary Professionalism, Care
UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences News
Forty-three outstanding medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members have been inducted into the University at Buffalo's Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). “You are exemplars and role ...
4 April 2014 | 4:53 pm
Religious Mystic & Rational Humanist: The Mystical Humanism of Jeffrey Kripal
For days, I had been participating in the annual Bengali celebration of the goddess Kali in the streets and temples of Calcutta (now Kolkata). One morning I woke up asleep, that is, I woke up, but my body did not. I couldn't move. I was paralyzed, like ...
2 April 2014 | 2:27 pm
Ethical humanism found Skokie long ago
More than 130 years ago, the movement that gave rise to what is now the Ethical Humanist Society of Greater Chicago began in New York. German-born Felix Adler, a professor, rationalist, lecturer, social reformer and religious leader, founded what was ...
Ethical Humanist Society offers eclectic speakers, inclusive fellowship
Godless movement picks Chicago area for charity event
1 April 2014 | 3:46 pm
"How can I be happy?" Narrated by Stephen Fry - That's Humanism!
“The humanist view of the meaning of life is different. Humanists do not see that there is any obvious purpose to the universe, but that it is a natural phenomenon with no design behind it. Meaning is not something out there, waiting to be discovered ...
28 March 2014 | 1:45 pm
Death and the Ploughman review – 'Primitive humanism'
It has a primitive humanism that lets you see death – so often clouded by emotion and enormity – for what it is. "From the moment you enter this world," says Death, "you are old enough to leave it." That guileless tone is well met by Tom Bailey's ...
23 March 2014 | 6:17 pm