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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

Why I’m a Humanist Celebrant

Posted March 30, 2011

Yes, you can have a wedding, memorial, or other life ceremony—without God. Hear from one AHA member on the joys of being a Humanist Celebrant.

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A Day for Sadness and Mourning: The Eighth Anniversary of the Iraq War

Posted March 30, 2011

March 19, 2011 marked the eighth anniversary of the United States invasion of Iraq. Writer T.F. Kelley takes a look at what the war has cost us all.

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Arizona Day of Prayer is Inappropriate

Posted March 30, 2011

A letter-to-the-editor by Dr. Harold Saferstein, longtime AHA member and Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix member, was printed in The Arizona Republic on Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal for an Arizona Day of Prayer.

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Film Review: The Third Testament

Posted March 30, 2011

This fascinating 'mockumentary' by writer-director Matt Dallmann will be featured at this year's International Freethought Film Festival in Tampa. Bill Daehler provides an early review of the film.

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Photo of the Week: Debating “Is God Necessary for Morality?”

Posted March 30, 2011

The Greater Worcester Humanists and the Chesterton Society debate over whether or not God is necessary for morality.

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The Comics Section

Posted March 30, 2011

This week's comic features Cectic, or Comics Espousing Critical Thought In the Credulous!

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The Humanist Hour Podcast #60: Shining the Light of Reason

Posted March 24, 2011

Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel interview Fred Edwords of United Coalition of Reason, debate the concept that vegan priorities are humanist priorities with surprise special guest, Jason Torpy, and highlight the AHA 70th Annual Conference with AHA staffer, Maggie Ardiente.

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Message from the Editor: Conference Excitement

Posted March 16, 2011

We're all buzzing with excitement here at the AHA office in Washington DC---our 70th Anniversary Conference is coming up in just three weeks! Don't miss our incredible lineup of speakers and awardees this year---Richard Dawkins, Rebecca Goldstein, Steve Wozniak, Bart Ehrman, Judy Norsigian, Candace Gingrich-Jones, Jeff Sharlet, and much more! Register online at www.americanhumanist.org/conference.

In the meantime, I want to thank you for being a loyal reader of HNN. If you'd like to write for HNN, submit feedback, or if you have a news item or idea for an article to share, write to hnneditor@americanhumanist.org.

Maggie Ardiente
Editor, HNN

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