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Help Raise Secular Kids

A majority of Americans identify as religious and base their world-view on ancient texts that they regard as divinely inspired. As a consequence, many Americans have views that are devoid of critical thinking and scientific literacy.  This is one reason why so many Americans reject evolution, equality for women and LGBTQ people, the reality of …

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February 2014 – The Challenge for Humanism in The Post-Religious Era

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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October 2013 – How Does Humanism Influence Your Politics?

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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