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Sept./Oct. 2016

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The AHA launches three groups To strengthen the humanist presence in social justice movements.

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    Atheos: An App for Fostering Atheist/Theist Dialogue

    Like it or not, atheists, humanists, and others in the secular movement can have a reputation for being a bit, well, confrontational. as American Atheists President David Silverman and internet personality Matt Dillahunty, for example, are well-known for successfully debating those who believe in God, and many fundamentalist Christians are most familiar with atheists who […]

    What Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Tells Us about Being Human

    The topic of video games often sparks lively conversations amongst gaming and nongaming humanists and can even draw lines between humanists and their transhumanist friends. One recent release has transhumanists and humanists alike captivated. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, the fourth game in the Deus Ex franchise made by the Japanese company Square Enix, is a […]

    I Am a Francophile and I Am Disappointed

    I adore France and all things French. My father grew up in France, I’m one-quarter French, and my siblings and I are close to many of my French second cousins. Despite the geographical distance, we do our best to attend their weddings and memorials, and they ours. My home is filled with French art, French […]

    Is Populism a Threat to Science?

    American scientists have reason for optimism. A large majority of Americans agree that science has made the world a better place and that federal funding for science is a good thing. But we also have ample reason for concern. Rising populist sentiments in the United States, though not explicitly antagonistic to science, should make scientists […]

    What Do Humanists Make of the Burkini Ban?

    Last week French police cited a Muslim woman for wearing a hijab on a beach in Nice, France, and ordered her to remove her headscarf, marking the latest incident in a clash over religious freedom, women’s rights, and national security in France. As reported by the French news agency Agence France-Presse, Siam (who only gave […]

    Three Things that Must Happen with the Advent of Ending Private Prisons

    Last Thursday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in a  memo addressed from Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to the acting director of the federal Bureau of Prisons that they would be phasing out the use of private prisons to house federal inmates. This national step in the right direction, however minute, has been widely […]

    Vote for the Future of the AHA in the 2016 Board of Directors Election

    Six seats of the American Humanist Association’s twelve-member board of directors are up for election this year. The following is the slate of eight (8) nominees for six positions on the American Humanist Association Board of Directors, selected by the Nominations Committee. No candidates were submitted to the slate by petition. The candidates are listed […]

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