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    Diversity Blooms at Colorado Secular Conference

    When you make “Celebrating Secular Diversity” the theme of your conference, and invite a diversity of speakers to address the topic, guess what happens? You get a diversity of exhibitors and attendees to match! And that’s what happened the weekend of August 15-17 when the Third Annual Colorado Secular Conference welcomed 150 attendees to Aurora, […]

    Cracks in Glass Ceilings

    Despite the amazing progress women have made in attaining equality, there are two areas in which women still noticeably lag: the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and in administrative and coaching jobs on professional sports teams. However, last week these glass ceilings were cracked when Maryam Mirzakhani was given the Fields Medal, the […]

    The Ethical Dilemma: Dedication Service

    Experiencing an ethical dilemma? Need advice from a humanist perspective? Send your questions to The Ethical Dilemma at dilemma@thehumanist.com (subject line: Ethical Dilemma). All inquiries are kept confidential. Dedication Service: I am an agnostic humanist and my younger brother is an atheist. Our older siblings are Catholic and Baptist. We are a close family but […]

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    Earlier this summer, on July 17, a fifty-two-year-old woman named Nancy Mullis entered a Cumberland Farms store in Stuart, Florida, picked up a $2.99 bag of Raisinets, then exited the store without paying for them. Rather than practicing any stealth, she waved and flaunted the bag at the clerk from outside the store, then proceeded […]

    Meet the United CoR Staff: Jason Heap

    Please welcome the newest addition to the United Coalition of Reason staff, Jason Heap! TheHumanist.com: What is your educational background?  Jason: I have a BA from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, with double majors in philosophy and theology; an MDiv from Brite Divinity School—Texas Christian University; an MSt in history and religion from The University […]

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