Secular Vs. Sacred:
What is the difference between secular and sacred and why do Humanists choose to focus on what is secular instead of sacred?
Every so often I receive questions from people looking for advice on how to explain Humanism to family and friends. Here is a question I received from Lynn.
How would you recommend explaining your secularism to religious friends/family whom you don’t want to hurt relationships with?
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Humanist Thought of the Week: 8 24 2010
Don’t be a jerk
This much should be obvious.
But because this is a topic of conversation in the Freethought movement at the moment,
I thought I would provide three simple rules on how not to be a jerk.
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Commentary: Draw Muhammad Day
May 21, 2010
I wrote an article for examiner.com about this protest – and it has drawn a lot of comments. But there is one in particular I think needs to be addressed, mostly because it has invaded the free speech community as well. And that is the idea that what needed to be said could have been said in a less offensive way. It’s a very common sentiment. The answer to the question – couldn’t this be done in a less offensive way? is – no it couldn’t! Here’s why.
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The Values and Ideals of Humanism
7/19/09 : Part 4 of the Introduction to Humanism. Finally.
The remainder of the series can be found at: my youtube page.
Humanist Thought of the Week: Jan 8 2008
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