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Terror Inc. and the War on Libya - Center for Research on Globalization

Terror Inc. and the War on Libya
Center for Research on Globalization
“Human rights” or “democracy” have nothing to do with current wars of conquest except that these words are used as cover to hide institutionalized mass murder and theft. In fact, human rights and democracy are usually the first casualties of any invasion.

26 January 2015 | 12:58 pm

Int'l Association of Blacks in Dance conference wraps with astounding ... - cleveland.com

Int'l Association of Blacks in Dance conference wraps with astounding ...
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Next, in the first of several social commentary pieces on the program, was an excerpt titled "Search for Humanism," performed by Los Angeles-based Lula Washington Dance Theatre. A powerful statement on the recent killings of unarmed African-Americans, ...

26 January 2015 | 11:03 am

Humanism essential to good religion - London Free Press

Humanism essential to good religion
London Free Press
In our time of political correctness, we are hesitant to state that some religions are better than others. Yet if we are honest with ourselves, many of us agree that we favour some religions over others for exactly this reason. While humanism is not a ...

23 January 2015 | 10:44 pm

'Thomas Struth: Photographs' at the Metropolitan Museum - New York Times

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'Thomas Struth: Photographs' at the Metropolitan Museum
New York Times
His current show at the Met, “Thomas Struth: Photographs,” is a much smaller affair, with just 25 images from the late 1970s to 2013, all but two of them from the museum's collection. But if it is a modest display, it is one with a compelling humanist ...

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22 January 2015 | 6:29 pm

Faith Healer, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, review: 'cruelty, despondency and ... - Telegraph.co.uk

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Faith Healer, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, review: 'cruelty, despondency and ...
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The play has been compared to Beckett's Endgame, on account of its combination of cruelty, despondency and humanism. However, there is, both in Friel's writing and in John Dove's staging, a concern with temporal and geographical verisimilitude which is ...

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21 January 2015 | 3:01 pm

Humanists, sceptics to meet in Bay - Hawke's Bay Today

Humanists, sceptics to meet in Bay
Hawke's Bay Today
A three-day conference will next month see rationalists, humanists and sceptics descend on Havelock North to discuss a range of issues. Future Directions of Rationalism and Humanism will feature speakers from New Zealand and the United Kingdom, ...

20 January 2015 | 4:05 am

WATCH: Star Trek: 50 Years of Humanism - TrekNews.net

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WATCH: Star Trek: 50 Years of Humanism
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Under a Creative Commons license, YouTube user Brandon Fibbs recently produced and posted a video entitled “Star Trek: 50 Years of Humanism”. The video compares and contrasts the human relationships of the Star Trek universe with our own, through ...

15 January 2015 | 5:12 am

Algeria's Lyes Salem: 'Humanism Distinguishes Us From the God Crazy Folk' - Variety

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Algeria's Lyes Salem: 'Humanism Distinguishes Us From the God Crazy Folk'
Variety
In “The Man From Oran,” Hamid, an idealistic fighter, degenerates into a minister whose decisions are made for self-enrichment or the mere maintenance of power. You also show the regime rewriting history. In a sense, the film – in a humanistic fashion ...

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13 January 2015 | 6:20 pm

Japanese photographer Shin Noguchi presents his country's culture with beauty ... - The Independent

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Japanese photographer Shin Noguchi presents his country's culture with beauty ...
The Independent
Shin Noguchi has been documenting his native Japan for more than a decade, capturing unusual events and remarkable instances throughout its cities. Now based in Tokyo and Kamakur, 30 miles to the south-west of the capital, the 38-year-old was first ...

4 January 2015 | 12:00 am

Think of God, think of a crying infant - Mail & Guardian Online

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Think of God, think of a crying infant
Mail & Guardian Online
After all, the story of God becoming a human being is one of the deep wellsprings of European humanism. Instead of presenting us with a booming voice from the mountain top, or some universal expression of cosmic power, Christmas Christianity insists ...

31 December 2014 | 9:59 pm

Humanism

Who are the people across the top of the subreddit?

Who are all the people that run across the top of the screen? Where can I learn more about them?

I recognize Sagan, Einstein, Asimov, Fry, and Nye, but I don't know any others. I didn't see an FAQ, so I thought I'd ask here.

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25 January 2015 | 8:01 pm

Why Poor Places Are More Diverse
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22 January 2015 | 11:18 pm

Why are leaders of humanist groups so indifferent to humanism?

I recall listening to an interview with Andrew Copson, the executive of the BHA. He became involved in organized humanism because... a passion for the humanist philosophy? Nope! He became involved because he wanted to oppose faith schools.

In the view of Roy Speckhardt (of the AHA), humanism is apparently part of "the nontheist movement", see for example this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/roy-speckhardt/atheist-humanist-labels_b_4723649.html. Humanism is little more than just a label for non-religious people to wear if it's convenient.

Humanists, or the leaders of their organizations at least, seem to be pretty indifferent to humanism. They are interested in various causes that they work for under the humanist banner. It seems then that humanism has no USP, as there are already other groups working directly to address these issues. There are already groups working for secularism, or for the rights of the non-religious, without even mentioning humanism.

It alos leads to the question that if leaders of humanist organizations are so indifferent about humanism, why should anyone else be passionate about it?

Consider for example the skeptic movement. Steven Novella is clearly passionate about skepticism, participating in three blogs related to it, as well as running the SGU podcast, and also helping organizing the NECSS conference every year. He is clearly passionate about skepticism. Does any currently living humanist come close in such a passion for humanism?

Consider also the many skeptics in the pub groups that exist in cities across the (Western) world. How many humanists in the pub groups are there?

Paul Kurtz was passionate about humanism, and yet look where he ended up. He was ousted by the CFI over it, an organization he founded.

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22 January 2015 | 9:31 pm

Sit Down, Stand up.
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21 January 2015 | 3:14 pm

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Buddhist Leader Calls for Increased Efforts to Rid World of Poverty and Ban Nuclear Weapons in 70th Year since WWII
Buddhist Leader Calls for Increased Efforts to Rid World of Poverty and Ban Nuclear Weapons in 70th Year since WWII

26 January 2015 | 5:00 am

Article only served to deceive people
It was sickening to read the article in The News-Gazette on Jan. 23 which read "Probe hints at 'key to life' in comet core." It contained very unscientific propaganda intended only to deceive people into the religion of humanism using the fable of Evolutionism. They found no "key to life." read more

25 January 2015 | 1:27 pm

Let's Put Sex Back Into Online Dating
Responding to David Brooks. Sex and being bodies together differentiates online dating and falling in love, not a devotional leap.

25 January 2015 | 12:03 pm

Toward an ideological strategy with ISIS
The greatest threat to world peace in the 21st century is ISIS, the Iraq-based epicenter of international terrorism. The U.S. has yet to challenge ISIS adequately on an ideological level.

23 January 2015 | 8:57 am

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