Author: joe

Should Humanists Avoid the Word “Atheist”?

Because Humanists often use the word “atheist” in a sense that the public misunderstands, and because the commonly understood meaning of the word has negative connotations, a Humanist marketing campaign might do better by avoiding the term.

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Sports Doesn’t Always Build the Right Character

Organized sports is often promoted as a character-building activity for young people. But based on a civil trial held in 2003 between two former Ohio State University football players, questions arose about the type of character being built.

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Purposes of a Local Humanist Chapter

In communities fortunate enough to have a local Humanist chapter or other freethought organization, some Humanists decline to join or become involved. There are several important reasons for Humanists to affiliate with those groups.

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