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AI’s Moment is Here. Let’s Get it Right.

AI’s Moment is Here. Let’s Get it Right.

The last year has been a transformative year for AI. ChatGPT was released November 30th, 2022 and sparked a media firestorm. By February of this year, a little over 2 months after launch, Ch [...]
Embracing the Power of AI: Advantages and Opportunities

Embracing the Power of AI: Advantages and Opportunities

What does AI have to say about AI? One of our contributors, asks the question, and compiles the results. [...]
BOOK REVIEW: Sarah Bakewell’s HUMANLY POSSIBLE: Seven Hundred Years of Humanist Freethinking and Hope

BOOK REVIEW: Sarah Bakewell’s HUMANLY POSSIBLE: Seven Hundred Years of Humanist Freethinking and Hope

Reviewing a new study of humanist thought and humanist lives from the 14th to the 20th centuries, in a book which appeals equally to those familiar with the historical context and those seek [...]
A Post-Truth World?

A Post-Truth World?

“How do we know?” is a perennial epistemological question. The answer is becoming more difficult with the advent of social media which helps to create misinformation, disinformation and epi [...]
Truth and Lie in the Post-Truth World

Truth and Lie in the Post-Truth World

Nietzsche’s lifelong thought predicted that this endless relativism would dawn upon the world of the future. He declared that humanity would end up in “nihilism,” a condition in which there [...]
Truth and Lies

Truth and Lies

The flaw in Enlightenment thought was to erect an intellectual hierarchy that could explain many phenomena, but which found itself inadequate to comprehend the realm of the traditional, the [...]
Down a Blind Alley with the Freedom Convoy

Down a Blind Alley with the Freedom Convoy

The breath-taking inanity of the “Freedom Convoy” and the anti-vax movement is exposed in this piercing article by Ben D’Andrea. Are there no limits to this madness, based on misinformation [...]
Lying and Common Sense

Lying and Common Sense

Is lying always wrong? A consequentialist argues that Kant’s prohibition against lying must at times be set aside when the consequences of the truth are too dire. [...]
Democracy, Truth and the New Conspiracists

Democracy, Truth and the New Conspiracists

Is truth central to democracy? Janet Keeping explains why the two cannot be separated, and how anti-democratic forces are threatening this interdependence by spreading lies. [...]
Happy Girl: The Latimer Dialogues 4

Happy Girl: The Latimer Dialogues 4

The summations following are addressed to the jury – the audience. The lights come on the audience to denote their presence. Light comes on Brayford. Both Brayford and Neufeld read from note [...]
Golf as Spiritual Ordeal

Golf as Spiritual Ordeal

Golf, is it about relaxation? You may change our mind after reading Ian Johnston’s article. [...]
AI 101 and the Future of Humanity

AI 101 and the Future of Humanity

It has become increasingly apparent that AI technologies have advanced quite rapidly in the last several years. In fact, it has happened so rapidly, my colleagues and I have been forced to p [...]
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. [...]
Empowering Yourself Against Misinformation, Disinformation, and Conspiracy Theories

Empowering Yourself Against Misinformation, Disinformation, and Conspiracy Theories

There has never been a time in history when we have seen such a proliferation of false information in the form of misinformation, disinformation, and conspiracy theories. But why? And why no [...]
EDITORIAL: INTO THE DARKNESS

EDITORIAL: INTO THE DARKNESS

Does Institutionalized lying desensitise us to the rampant dishonesty that characterizes our political world today?? [...]
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