All Blog Posts Tagged 'Humanism' (21)

Homosexuals: What Do You Really Know? (Part 8)

(The following articles contain graphic information concerning disease and sexual activity. Proceed at your own risk.)



Part 8



The Looming Specter of AIDS



Bigotry against homosexuals in the black community contributes greatly to the AIDS epidemic. Today, AIDS drifts in and out of the top position as the number one killer of African…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on December 7, 2014 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Short info about developments at Kasese Humanist Primary School, Uganda.

Kasese Humanist School Photo stream Kasese Humanist Primary School Photo stream

You can support our classroom construction project via Atheist Alliance International website at Donate to KHPS via AAI

or

Via Humanist Canada at:

Humanist…

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Added by Bwambale Robert on May 15, 2014 at 2:16pm — 1 Comment

Oy, vey! GM shoots itself in the other foot

“The more you want people to have creative ideas and solve problems, the less you can afford to manage them with terror.”

 

Daniel Greenberg

Chairman, Electro Rent Corp.

Newsweek, 4/25/88

 

“American management, in the two decades after world War II, was universally admired for its strikingly effective performance.  But times change.  An approach shaped and refined during stable decades may be ill suited…

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Added by Alan Perlman on April 29, 2014 at 4:16pm — No Comments

What Am I: An Apatheist!

"It is very important not to mistake hemlock for parsley; but not at all so to believe or not in God." Denis Diderot [i]

One of my sons asked me if I was a nonbeliever and of course I asked, "a nonbeliever in what?" I was not trying to be flippant, but there are…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on January 28, 2014 at 8:26am — 31 Comments

Join me in the cause to erect classrooms at the KHPS permanent home

Dear friends,

I am quite sure you have been following my works of the free thought library, school plantations, Kasese Humanist Botanical Gardens and the past year major achievement of my school project purchasing its own land.

Plans are under way to mobilize resources to able me build classrooms. I have already put most of the vital materials like bricks, sand, murram and i am yet to get the remaining stuffs.  a fundraiser is online to explain all about this and how to achieve…

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Added by Bwambale Robert on November 21, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Update on the works by the Pathfinders Project team at Kasese Humanist Primary School

The Pathfinders Project team are currently serving at KHPS where they are volunteering to teach children subjects Mathematics, English, Science, Computer skills and Humanist values. An article about them appeared on the Friendly Atheist Blog . Read out the article on the link…

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Added by Bwambale Robert on September 24, 2013 at 11:33am — 2 Comments

Latest from Kasese Humanist Primary School

Hello friends on Atheist Nexus,

I just want to share with you this article that appeared in the foreign press where i was featured in an article about the growth of Atheism in Uganda, a country where the majority are religious.

Read out this link Atheism in Uganda

On another note, a fundraiser is on to generate funds to favor Kasese Humanist…

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Added by Bwambale Robert on July 30, 2013 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Latest update on the KUHA School Project

Hello my friends,

All is going on at Kasese Humanist Primary school, now in its second year of operation. We expect to have our P.7 Children sit for their Primary Leaving Examinations scheduled for 5th & 6th November.

Many thanks goes to the generous support received from organizations and individuals all over world most especially All child sponsors, The Godless Poutine, Atheist alliance International ,Swin burne University and Foundation beyond Belief.

Our school…

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Added by Bwambale Robert on October 17, 2012 at 1:46am — No Comments

Weekly Articles By Teen Atheists!

We are a non profit made for teens and adults a like to help promote free thinking amongst the community!

Visit our site at www.YouthHumanist.org to read a collection of articles written by some really talented
atheist and agnostic teens.

Lets spread the message of Humanism and acceptance together!

Added by Youth Humanist on July 26, 2012 at 9:42pm — 1 Comment

Update about the school project

Hello my friends on Atheist Nexus, am updating you on the progress of the school project.

Normal lessons are being conducted and towards the middle of May, we received a volunteer at the school to orientate both our teachers and the students on computer skills. The program is already in progress and our students are so excited and fully committed towards attaining these skills.

The Godless Poutine based in Canada is running a one o one interview of both the School Director, The…

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Added by Bwambale Robert on June 14, 2012 at 4:22am — No Comments

National Day of Reason, May 3 2012

I'll be attending the NDOR events in Raleigh, NC with some of my friends from our local Coalition of Reason group in the Piedmont Triad, NC. Greta Christina, Dan Barker, Todd Stiefel and more will be there.



For any reading this who feel that they are the "only non-believer I know", they should check to see what events will be taking place in their home towns, or…

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Added by Richard ∑wald on May 2, 2012 at 5:01pm — 3 Comments

SOCIETAL SHARED ERRORS

"Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis. The whole thing is so patently infantile, so foreign to reality, that to anyone with a friendly attitude to humanity it is painful to think that the great majority of mortals will never be able to rise above this view of life."  – Sigmund Freud

 

Professing dogmatic faith in popular superstitions and ancient myths handed down by our primal…

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Added by Adebowale Ojowuro on March 14, 2011 at 4:29pm — 3 Comments

Not preaching to the choir

So, here we are in our nexus, discussing things that interest us and I wanted to post something about the need to not preach to the choir.  We all know that we don't believe, but how do we reach the folks who also don't believe but don't care enough about the fact they don't believe to get involved?  Does it even matter?



Of course, we all think it matters, otherwise we wouldn't be actively involved in groups that express and promote our non-belief.  We are almost all passionate…

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Added by Jennifer Hancock on February 5, 2011 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

Protest The Pope

This Saturday, I shall be in London, at the gathering in Hyde Park protesting The Pope's official state Visit to these islands, before marching on Downing Street.





http://www.protest-the-pope.org.uk/2010/07/march-and-rally-main-event-for-the-protest-the-pope-campaign/





And I'll be taking… Continue

Added by Richard Healy on September 16, 2010 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

The existential philosophy behind the wisdom of King Solomon

Painting of King Soloman, 1872 or 1874, by Simeon Solomon, British 1840 - 1905.

Gift of William B. O'Neal, to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 1995.52.170

Not on View - Public Domain
http://www.nga.gov/cgi-bin/tsearch?artistid=9868…

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Added by D R Hosie on September 3, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Rant: Whats the Meaning and Purpose of Meaning and Purpose?

Many theists say that with out god life has no meaning and purpose, we atheists say that with out an afterlife life has more meaning and we make out own purpose, they reply with "but its not objective", we point out that objective meaning and purpose are impossible. Well here is a new question: Whats the meaning and purpose of meaning and purpose? Do happy people give a shit… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 28, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

Corliss Lamont's Definition of Humanism

August 24, 1997. Corliss Lamont's definition of Humanism.


Recently I sent in my dues to join the American Humanist Association. They sent me a "welcome packet" including the Humanist Manifestos I and II, and a book, THE PHILOSOPY OF HUMANISM, by Corliss Lamont. First published in 1949, considered a classic. (Copyright currently held by Half-Moon Foundation, Inc; all rights reserved.)


There is a lot in that book, but I thought I would…
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Added by John B Hodges on July 10, 2010 at 8:45pm — No Comments

The Benefits of Ballrooms - Why Attend a Humanist Conference?

I type this entry as I sit on the runway at Boston-Logan Airport, about to take to the sky for a 6 hour journey to San Jose. I will be traversing a distance of almost

2700 miles. If I were to go 600 miles farther, and in a different direction, I

could be in London, my hometown – this is a…

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Added by James Croft on June 4, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

WebSite www.IndianHumanist.Org Launched

I launched my website www.IndianHumanist.Org a couple of days back.

I would like to use this as a repository of Information related to the progress of Humanism in India.

It will have info and links about the various organizations and people connencted with the Humanist Movement.

It will also have links to books, articles, events related to the Humanist activity in India.

Hope this will play the small part that is…

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Added by Dr Bala on March 23, 2010 at 6:46pm — 5 Comments

Why Religion and God are Unnecessary in the Modern World

I was originally going to publish this at Associated Content but they don't give up front payments for opinion articles so I published it there under a non-exclusive license and will publish it else where including my blog.



Introduction

Beliefs in gods is as old as civilization as is religion. But is the belief in god(s) and religion necessary? Does it benefit society or does it harm society? It is my belief that a belief in god(s)… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on February 1, 2010 at 4:44pm — 3 Comments

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