Humanism – a history of the hijacked Credo of our species

The DEFINITIVE HISTORY by Robert Grudin. “Humanitas meant the development of human virtue, in all its forms, to its fullest extent. The term thus implied not only such qualities as are associated with the modern word humanity—understanding, benevolence, compassion, mercy—but also such more aggressive characteristics as fortitude, judgment, prudence, eloquence, and even love of honour.

Humanism News

Chinese Premier May Help Confucianism and Humanism Merge

Confucianism and Humanism are overlapping credos that reinforce and supplement each other. Together they could build into the youth of our species the character both revere.


Collapsing Empires Through Devolution

This seminal article describes the imminent government of our species, demonstrating our hidden process of returning to villages that answer to nobody and everyone.

It stops short of discussing the hegemony of the UN, but that is a separate awakening for we killer apes.

Kudos to The Atlantic magazine for a truth that may now speak its name.

E. O. Wilson’s radical (and Great) revision of Evolution

‎”Individual selection is responsible for much of what we call sin, while group selection is responsible for the greater part of virtue.” Wilson is easily the greatest thinker of our age, an invaluable successor to Darwin.


Consilience – A sister for humanism, and the future of our species

“Biologist Edward O. Wilson, considered to be one of the world’s greatest living scientists, argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to search for consilience–the proof that everything in our world is organized in terms of a small number of fundamental natural laws that comprise the principles underlying every branch of learning.


Why the War Machine Keeps on Running

A large standing military, a large contractor base, and its widespread congressional patronage network cannot survive without war or the threat of war to lubricate the continuing money flow it requires.

R. Joseph Hoffmann

Humanism – What it isn’t

‎”I regard the use of the term “humanism” to mean secular humanism or atheism to be one of the greatest tragedies of twentieth century movementology, perpetrated by second-class minds and perpetuated by third-class polemicists and village atheists.” (R. Joseph Hoffmann)


Cyber Consciousness vs Genity (Phenotype) for Immortality

A critique of Martine Rothblatt’s illuminating assessment of how cyber consciousness will evolve and come to be adjuncts, even replacements for ourselves. Here I contrast it with my DNA based approach, as the two paths are parallel now, but could meet at infinity.

Our Species Singularity

The Singularity is here, and it’s not about artificial intelligence. It’s about our species’ character in the face of impending extinction.


A Post-Secular Humanist Manifesto

This is a definitive article by a profound scholar, R. Joseph Hoffmann, written when the “brights” really thought they were. Humanists, that is.

Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy

It’s one thing to know we live in a military plutocracy. When we tolerate it, year in, year out, we invite desperate times.

Did the Fascists Actually Win WWII?

The absence of a responsible press in the West is unforgivable, and now the Internet is gone too . Sorry, but this is what fascism looks like.


UN passes historic arms trade treaty to U.S. media silence

No major broadcast network has made even passing mention of a treaty that curtails trafficking to war-torn nations.

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The Accomplishments of the United Nations

“The UN was not created to take humanity to heaven but to save it from hell.”- Former United Nations Sec’y-General Dag Hammarskjold.

U.S. will fight push to move Internet control over to the UN

The struggle for the governance of our species is becoming more explicit.

“Big Five” Crushes “Small Five” Over Veto Powers

The Security Council’s hijacking of our species’ governance, to protect their own interests and war criminals.

The World must push for a UN parliament

A strengthened United Nations where all voices, including those of citizens directly, is imperative and overdue.

The Future News

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Will Ebola Rescue the Planet?

An estimated 70 million people live in a 100 mile “shanty-city” from Lagos to Ibadan, Nigeria. If the human population is a cancer for Mother Earth, then pandemic(s) are the classical cure.

Humanism – the Forgotten and Future Bond of Humanity

Humanism is a celebration of the incandescent miracle – Life. Can humanists embrace their legacy, born of Confucianism and Buddhism, brought through the Renaissance as Humanism?

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UN proposes bullion coins as a world currency

“Supplementing the dollar with a bullion currency would solve some of the problems related to the potential of countries running large deficits and would help stability,”

“Animals With Borders” to ban wildlife exports?

This year’s session has produced a major surprise. AWB proposes that all trade in wildlife across national borders should be prohibited, endangered or not.

Humanists Acquiring Canadian Churches

“It’s been a wonderful experience.” observes Martin McGlade, who convinced his local Humanist chapter that they had much to learn from traditional religion.

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