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Humanist Network News, or HNN, is a weekly Internet magazine produced by the American Humanist Association (AHA). A typical edition of HNN contains news, opinion, lifestyle pieces, cartoons and humor...just like a regular newspaper except each piece addresses the nonreligious philosophy of humanism. HNN articles are written by the staff of the AHA and a variety of guest writers. HNN is published every Wednesday.

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Recent HNN Articles

The Humanist Institute: Higher Education for Humanism

Posted June 02, 2011

Want to expand your knowledge of humanism? Carol Wintermute, co-dean of The Humanist Institute, explains the history and current work of the first graduate-level education program in humanist studies.

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Atheism in the Philippines: A Personal Story

Posted June 02, 2011

Marissa Langseth, a Filipino atheist, shares the story of the formation of one of the first atheist organizations in the majority Catholic country, the Philippines.

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AHA Promotes New Film, The Ledge

Posted June 02, 2011

Movie lovers! Don’t miss this new film, directed by Matthew Chapman (the great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin), that brings religion and atheism head to head.

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Book Review: How to Live the Good Life: A User for Modern Humans by Arthur Jackson

Posted June 02, 2011

Arthur Jackson, longtime humanist activist, writes on how we can find meaning through the science of religion and ethics. Fred March reviews Jackson’s new book.

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Developing Healthy Values in Public Schools

Posted June 02, 2011

Bob Bhaerman provides a summary of a workshop lead by education pioneer Dr. Stan Friedland on what public schools can do to instill a values-based education.

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Friendly Atheist: Catholic Adoption Agency Will Shut Down Instead of Letting Gay Couples Adopt

Posted June 02, 2011

Hemant Mehta reacts to a Catholic adoption agency’s refusal to allow gay and lesbian couples to adopt children in need of loving parents.

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The Weekly Humanist Puzzle: Richard Dawkins Edition

Posted June 02, 2011

This week’s Drop Quotes puzzle theme is Richard Dawkins! Plus, last week’s puzzle included. Created by Dan Mason.

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The Comics Section: Support Damon Fowler

Posted June 02, 2011

Cartoonist Jeff Swenson pays homage to Damon Fowler, a brave high school student from Louisiana who stood up against public school prayer during his graduation ceremony. Plus, more from Freethunk!

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