Fear, Equality and Freedom.
Humanists are real big on reason for a reason. We don’t think making decisions out of fear or anger is a very good idea. Usually, it is a good idea to wait until you are thinking rationally before you go making any plans. This is especially important when it comes to politics. And that is because; fear sells and politicians know it. It is a well known fact that unscrupulous politicians, whose ideas are generally bankrupt, are willing to try and make you afraid of just about everything in order to get themselves elected. Don’t let them make you afraid. Think before you act and make sure that what you are afraid of is really real and worth being afraid of in the first place. And if you are afraid of anything on this list, stop. You have nothing to fear from freedom, equality and reason.
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Humanist Thought of the Week: 9 28 2010
Live Long and Prosper
The goal for most Humanists is to Live Long and Prosper.
And yes Roddenberry was an acknowledged Humanist.
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Humanist Thought of the Week: 9 21 2010
God and Ice Cream
Or why doesn’t god like innocent kids
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Humanist Thought of the Week: 9 14 2010
Skepticism and Optimism
Humanists are both skeptical and optimistic.
You could say we are optimistically skeptical.
And no, that isn’t an oxymoron.
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Commentary: Burning books is stupid
Ok – so this weekend, an extreme Christian pastor is planning to burn some Qu’rans. He is so extreme that a right wing Christian militia that likes to pretend they are medieval knights in their spare time is opposed to it. What I think we can all agree on is that burning books, any book, is stupid.
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Humanist Thought of the Week: 9 7 2010
Magical vs. Practical thinking
When it comes to solving our problems, Humanists rely on practical thinking.
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