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Humanist Hopes for 2014

Posted December 18, 2013

What do humanists hope for in the coming new year? More elected officials representing nontheist equality? Greater protection of atheist rights worldwide? Share your thoughts!

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New City, New People: A Humanist’s Travels on New Year’s Eve

Posted December 18, 2013

Thomas Dixon’s goal is to visit a new city every year on New Year’s Eve, to open himself to new cultures, experiences, and people. He encourages other humanists to do the same.

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Review of Pearl Jam’s Lightning Bolt: New Album, Same Old Ways

Posted December 18, 2013

It’s the same old songs for Pearl Jam, but die-hard fans will appreciate the familiarity. Meghan Hamilton reviews their newest album.

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Movie Review: Philomena

Posted December 18, 2013

In Fred Edwords’ review of Philomena, a film in theaters now and the subject of Oscar buzz, he spotlights its unabashed humanism.

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Humanist Charities: Donate to Build Latrines in Haiti

Posted December 18, 2013

We’re teaming up with humanist volunteer Sebastian Velez and his organization, Children of the Border, to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti, a country still suffering from the effects of the major earthquake in 2010.

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Think You’d Be a Great AHA Board Member? Nominations Are Now Open!

Posted December 18, 2013

Next year is an election year for the American Humanist Association Board of Directors. Learn more on how to apply, and nominate yourself or someone you know.

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The Ethical Dilemma: Spilling the Beans About Santa

Posted December 18, 2013

Joan Reisman-Brill offers advice to parents with children who have already begun to ask questions about Santa Claus.

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Humanist Voices in Verse: “Nones” Are People Too

Posted December 18, 2013

This week’s poem is by University of Pennsylvania professor emeritus, Neil Doherty.

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The Comics Section: Just in Time for the Holidays

Posted December 18, 2013

Hilarious Christmas-themed comics by Jesus and Mo, Ape Not Monkey, and The Bad Chemicals!

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MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR: I’m an Atheist, But I Love Christmas

Posted December 11, 2013

It’s true—I’m an atheist that loves Christmas. I put my tree up before Thanksgiving, I buy crazy amounts of holiday wrapping paper, and I love walking around DC to see beautiful Christmas displays in store window or hotels. I love the holiday season! Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, HumanLight, Kwanzaa—when I get the opportunity, I celebrate them all, and it’s easy to do it from a secular perspective. If you want to join in on the fun, find a local AHA Chapter or Affiliate group celebrating the holidays and make new humanist friends. And if you’re still buying presents for your loved ones, don’t forget that the American Humanist Association is on Amazon Smile—simply use Amazon.com to make your purchases and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchases to the AHA if you name us as a benefitting charity. Same thing goes for eBay’s Giving Works. It’s an easy way to support the causes you care about as you shop for the holidays!

Maggie Ardiente
Editor, HNN
@MaggieArdiente

The 2013 Humanist Holiday Gift Guide

Posted December 11, 2013

What should you get for your favorite humanist this year? Consider our 2013 Humanist Holiday Gift Guide—secular gifts that help out great causes!

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How to Celebrate HumanLight, A December Holiday for Humanists

Posted December 11, 2013

HumanLight is a secular holiday celebrating reason, compassion and hope. Learn more about the traditions of HumanLight and find a local AHA chapter near you that will be celebrating!

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Humanist Jingle Bells

Posted December 11, 2013

We find the most interesting things in the AHA archives, including this humanist holiday song to the tune of “Jingle Bells.” (And it’s not bad!)

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The Humanist Carnivore: An Oxymoron?

Posted December 11, 2013

Many will be gearing up for December feasts that often include a holiday ham or turkey. But is it okay to be both a humanist and a meat-eater? Nutritionist Dr. Ann Childers says yes.

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Santa’s Naughty List of Congressmembers

Posted December 11, 2013

Which members of Congress should get a lump of coal in their stocking this year? AHA Legislative Associate Matthew Bulger cites several who have voted against humanist legislation this year.

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