Humanism

Can Atheists and Theists Get Along?

Doug Thomas | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada
Doug Thomas

Most atheists have read much more of the holy books than theists think. They are surprised when an atheist is able to quote a passage from holy scripture. So, atheists thank them very much for their concern, already know about the gods, but just don't share their faith in those gods. Can atheists have a dialogue with theists, then? Yes, if theists can agree to remove two hurdles.

Addendum to Who Knew We'd Need an Office of Religious Freedom

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

Faith McGregor is happy with the outcome of the Human Rights Tribunal that dealt with her complaint against Omar Mahrouk that began last June. Mr. Ma...

How Secular Humanists Develop Ethics

Doug Thomas | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada
Doug Thomas

How do Secular Humanists develop their ethics? This is the most consistently repeated question about Secular Humanism. Secular Humanists actually develop ethics using three characteristics of human beings: a kind of ethical tripod, if you will.

Meet Calgary's First Atheist Church

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

For Korey Peters, deconverting from Christianity to atheism opened a new set of doors - the doors to Calgary's first atheist church. The unusual id...

We Have One Life and One Legacy! So Go For It!

Doug Thomas | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada
Doug Thomas

After I spoke at the World Religions Conference last fall, someone asked me the following: "How can you get up in the morning knowing that this is all...

Humanists Are Not Your Average Atheists

Doug Thomas | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada
Doug Thomas

Some people think that "humanist" is just the new word for "atheist." It is a definable group with definable ethics and philosophies. Humanism is a philosophy that may be atheist based, but the word Humanist does not replace the term atheist.