Posts Tagged ‘ Secular Humanism ’
Two major environmental advocacy groups reverse their policies on nuclear power, to deal with the tar sands as a giant oil spill.
The Dutch and Italians, et al have been hiding their nukes for decades. Like the actions of the Israelis ignoring the Warsaw ghetto lessons, these actions morally undermine us all.
Progressive and mainstream humanists, Catholics, Protestants, Jews and others of good will need to concentrate on what unites us, not on what divides us. Divisive ad campaigns invite blowback and stimulate both ends of the religious spectrum to engage in fruitless bouts of name-calling and invective.
Norman Borlaug has been described by the Nobel Peace Prize Committee as the greatest hunger fighter of our time — for nearly 50 years.
Concerned that his positive vision of humanism is being threatened and perhaps eclipsed with a new brand of acerbic atheism, Paul Kurtz has drafted and released a new “Neo-Humanist Statement of Secular Values and Principles.”
In place of Genesis we now have scientism—the idea that science alone can speak truth about man and his world. This approach is as one-dimensional as its predecessor, and as boorish as it is simplistic.
The fate of Humanism is tied to that of the United Nations – both will succeed or go down together. But time is running short, nuclear weapons are proliferating, militarism is dominant.
Please support a World Parliament that is democratically elected in place of the superpower-controlled Security Council – we must coalesce as a species and become responsible for our internal governance.
Be the first on your block to see our future. http://en.unpacampaign.org/index.php
Humanist philosopher defends Humanism from raw atheism.