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Humanism

The Happy Human for HumanismHumanism

Jennifer Hancock is a Humanist activist. In fact, she worked professionally for a Humanist organization from 2001 until 2007. She joined the Humanist movement back in 1994. So, she has a lot to say on the subject.

Collected here are her writings on the subject of Humanism, religion and morality.




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Language’s Slippery Slope

Why the words we choose really do matter. And why harmless teasing is rarely harmless.

No JerksSuddenly, I find that I’m a rabid feminist.  I didn’t mean to be. I’m actually a Humanist and I really like men. Most men anyway. My husband for sure.

Anyway, a fellow Humanist who will remain nameless because this isn’t about him, called a female politician a cunt who should suck his dick because he was mad she had made a racist comment. I have been banned from this man’s page for pointing out how incredibly rude and sexist his comment was. I’m ok with that. I actually normally like his blog so I was a bit shocked when he banned me over this but if he isn’t ethical enough to admit he made a mistake, and apologize and move on, then so be it. That’s his problem.
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I have a dream PDF Print E-mail

I have a dream

What can Humanism be in society, and how can we fund the creation of Humanist communities.

Humanist Learning SystemsI have a dream. My dream is that when people have a problem, they won’t turn to charlatans or woo based self-help for help. They won’t turn to supernatural nonsense and wishing to fix their problems, they will instead take responsibility for their actions, to the extent that they can and fix them!

This dream of rational problem solving extends to not just personal and interpersonal problems but to business and politics as well.

My dream is a dream of a Humanist community where we encourage each other to learn and grow and be better people in all areas of our lives.

To have this dream become a reality, we need physical buildings where we can host these communities and come together to learn whatever skill it is we are hoping to learn.

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Antagonist vs. Accomodationist PDF Print E-mail

Antagonist vs. Accomodationist

Why being accommodating is a good thing. 

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There have been a lot of arguments within the larger Freethought community about whether we should be engaging in antagonistic activism or whether our activism should be of an accommodating nature.  I am a Humanist so I tend towards being accomodating and not antagonistic.

What is the difference and why does this matter so much and why even though it matters we should all just chill the F out!

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What is Education? PDF Print E-mail

What is Education?

Why are the humanities and Humanism so crucial to a good education?

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What is education and why do Humanists care so much about it?  Education is loosely defined as the imparting or acquiring of knowledge. So .... what is knowledge? Knowledge is the state of knowing what is true. So really education is a way to learn what is true and what isn’t. And this matters greatly.

When it comes to problem solving and even moral reasoning, it turns out that knowing what is true and what isn’t is often the difference between successfully solving your problem and failing. This is one of the reasons why Humanists care so much about education.

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Happiness and Wellbeing at Work PDF Print E-mail

Happiness and Wellbeing at Work

Why Humanist managers are concerned with happiness and wellbeing in the workplace.

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The Humanist Management Network along with the Centre for Research in Employment, Skills & Society (CRESS) at Kingston Business School, UK held a conference recently on Happiness and Wellbeing at work.

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Humanist Revolution in Business PDF Print E-mail

Why compassion in business makes sense

The founding of a Humanistic Business Revolution

Humanist revolution in business

More and more research is showing that taking a humanistic approach to business is not only beneficial to the humans working in that business, but that it is also beneficial to the bottom line. So what is it going to take to create a revolution in the way we conduct business.

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Philosophy & Psychology PDF Print E-mail

Philosophy and Psychology

How Humanism improves psychology and how psychology improves Humanism.

The Power of Humanism

Modern psychology is largely a result of the Humanist movement. Some of the first Humanists were Humanistic Psychologists and their impact on the field of psychology can’t be overstated. Why did a philosophy have such a huge impact on the practice of psychology?

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Confucianism, Humanism and Equal Rights PDF Print E-mail

Confucianism, Humanism and Equal Rights

Why Humanism is relevant to social development.

Everyone should have the chance to contribute to society

There is an interesting essay in China Daily written by a guy name Thorsten, which leads me to believe he is European – see: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/opinion/2012-12/10/content_16000968.htm.  The title of the essay is Europes path to a new Humanism.  The author compares the Confucian system of education and society organization with that which has been in Europe. While I think the author presents a rather simplistic and therefore unrealistic view of what is happening in Europe, I still think this essay is worth contemplating.

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