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EDITORIAL: IMAGINE A PHILOSOPHY OF ACTION

EDITORIAL: IMAGINE A PHILOSOPHY OF ACTION

Humanism is foremost a theory of life, or philosophy. It is also a philosophy of action. [...]
EDITORIAL: THE FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY

EDITORIAL: THE FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY

Simply put, elections encourage and reward lying. We have a system that does select out not the best people but, in some cases at least, the worst – the most effective liars. We do not want [...]
EDITORIAL: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

EDITORIAL: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

This special issue of Humanist Perspectives Magazine will delve into the complex topic of Artificial intelligence which has seen an exponential growth in coverage. [...]
EDITORIAL: INTO THE DARKNESS

EDITORIAL: INTO THE DARKNESS

Does Institutionalized lying desensitise us to the rampant dishonesty that characterizes our political world today?? [...]
EDITORIAL: REFLECTIONS OF A HUMANIST– Modern Humanism and the Environment

EDITORIAL: REFLECTIONS OF A HUMANIST– Modern Humanism and the Environment

Humanists are natural allies of the environmental movement, not believing that we will be bailed out of our follies by a supernatural power. Humanists believe that we must save ourselves an [...]
EDITORIAL: Ecohumanism: Let Us Pray?

EDITORIAL: Ecohumanism: Let Us Pray?

How should we react to an existential crisis? The first reaction of many religious people is to pray, an action that is unhelpful at best and dysfunctions at worst. Our ecological crisis req [...]
EDITORIAL: More Dubious Ideas

EDITORIAL: More Dubious Ideas

For the second issue in a row we are examining the odd persistence of questionable ideas. Why? I guess because there are so many of them. [...]
Humanist Perspectives Short Submission Contest 221

Humanist Perspectives Short Submission Contest 221

We invite you to share your humanist views with us in a paragraph or two (MAX 1000 chars) on one of the following subjects reflected by these 3 images. [...]
EDITORIAL: The Strange Persistence of Dubious Ideas

EDITORIAL: The Strange Persistence of Dubious Ideas

The best estimate is that something close to 200,000 needless deaths have occurred as a result of what is politely called “vaccine hesitancy,” while, as one study shows, an unvaccinated adul [...]
Humanist Perspectives Short Submission Contest 220

Humanist Perspectives Short Submission Contest 220

We invite you to share your humanist views with us in a paragraph or two (MAX 1000 chars) on one of the following subjects reflected by these 3 images. [...]
Editorial: When Principles are in Conflict

Editorial: When Principles are in Conflict

Simply “acting on principle” is not good enough. Simply demanding “freedom” is not good enough. It is not even good. [...]
EDITORIAL: A Prescription for Dealing with the Pandemic: Less Fear, More Reason

EDITORIAL: A Prescription for Dealing with the Pandemic: Less Fear, More Reason

The lockdowns and vaccine mandates imposed in response to the pandemic are ineffective and an infringement of our Charter rights, Madeline Weld argues. Instead of censorship of opinions cont [...]
Humanist Perspectives Short Submission Contest 219

Humanist Perspectives Short Submission Contest 219

We invite you to share your humanist views with us in a paragraph or two (MAX 1000 chars) on one of the following subjects reflected by these 3 images. [...]
Editorial: Why I Am a Humanist

Editorial: Why I Am a Humanist

What do we mean when we identify ourselves as humanists? HP Editor Gary Bauslaugh writes his answer to this question, as does Elka Enola of the Humanist Association of Toronto. We invite oth [...]
EDITORIAL: Contrition and Cancel Culture

EDITORIAL: Contrition and Cancel Culture

Late in May, an estimated 215 unmarked graves were reported to have been found through ground-penetrating radar on the premises of a former residential school in Kamloops, BC. [...]
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