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Open letter to the parents of students in Catholic schools in San Francisco,   Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s document regarding the allowable behavior of faculty and staff of local schools is a narrow and bigoted interpretation of Catholic strictures. In particular, these imperatives will add to an environment of discrimination and antipathy towards gay and trans students. […]

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While we are more connected through e-mail, text messages, Facebook, and Twitter, Americans feel increasingly socially atomized. As young people travel across the United States and around the world to attend faraway colleges and graduate schools, and families find themselves moving for jobs, we increasingly find ourselves in foreign places with few connections or roots. John Figdor […]

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Discussion Topic: Humanist Views of Masculinity Is there a humanist view of masculinity to counter the views of Men’s Rights Advocates? How does patriarchy harm men? What role model can we present to boys that encourages the humanist ideals?    

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4th Sunday Outing in Golden Gate Park.  In the emerging tradition of these outings which is to not shy away from controversy, let’s have a picnic and discuss our political views.  We are rational and open-minded, and accepting of each other and capable of tolerating divergent views. So with respect, compassion and empathy let the […]

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On August 3rd, 2013, Newly published author Dan Riley spoke to the Bay Area Humanists, for his first book talk about Generation Atheist.  Dan Riley’s mission is “to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry and humanist values”.  He identifies as an atheist even though he realizes that in the United […]

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  July 28th, 2013 – Fourth Sunday Outing Wall n’ Talk at Land’s End, San Franisco A fundamental precept of secular Humanism is the idea of progress, the belief that the general historic trend is to a more moral and rational society. This belief is examined in “The Fallacy of Human Freedom” by John Gray […]

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