Hnn

Humanist Network News

 

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.

Subscribe today! Get Humanist Network News sent weekly via email.  

Recent HNN Articles

Humanists of Minnesota to hold Annual Banquet featuring YouTube Sensation “Mr. Deity”

Posted April 13, 2011

Will you be in Minneapolis April 17? Don’t miss the Humanists of Minnesota’s Spring Banquet at the Doubletree Hotel! Learn more and register today.

The Comics Section

Posted April 13, 2011

More hilarious comic strips from Jesus and Mo, Cectic, and The Littlest Atheist!

Read More »

Video of the Week: Raul Martinez on Face to Face

Posted April 13, 2011

Raul Martinez, AHA board member and member of the Humanist Association of Las Vegas, interviews with Face to Face to talk about being denied twice in Clark County, Nevada to perform marriages because he is an atheist.

Read More »

MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR: Humanism—Beyond the God Question

Posted March 30, 2011
A number of people ask whether or not humanists are just atheists by another name. Are they? According to our last membership survey, a majority of humanists would also identify as atheists, but that doesn’t make the words synonyms. Humanists share a positive philosophy drawing foundational principles of compassion and equality from the empathy we feel for all of humanity and the world in which we live. While our scientific source of knowledge implies atheism or agnosticism, we've had decades to apply this caring and rational philosophy to many areas of life beyond the God question. That's why the American Humanist Association spends so much time on humanist education, philosophical debate, legal activism, legislative advocacy, and media outreach. It’s that positive lifestance that calls us to action—to make this world a better place for all.

Roy Speckhardt
Executive Director

Take Action! Tell Your Representative to Vote “No” on “In God We Trust” Resolution

Posted March 30, 2011

The House wants to encourage the posting of "In God We Trust" on all public buildings—including government institutions and schools. Make your humanist voice heard.

Read More »

Atheists of Color: A List

Posted March 30, 2011

Popular atheist blogger Greta Christina compiles a list of prominent atheists and humanists of color—all working to elevate the freethought movement.

Read More »

How to Party Like a Humanist

Posted March 30, 2011

Food, friends, and fun—that's how we humanists like to party! Here are some ideas on how to make your next gathering reach epic humanist proportions.

Read More »

Atheist Joy: The Best Kept Secret

Posted March 30, 2011

Dr. Stephen Uhl, author of Out of God’s Closet: This Priest Psychologist Chooses Friendly Atheism, provides insight into what atheists offer to the world in joyful appreciation.

Read More »

Recent Comments

Popular Threads

American Humanist Association

Fighting Back the Right: Reclaiming America from the Attack on Reason, the new b...

3 hours ago

American Humanist Association

Perhaps this kid will go just one step further? #skeptic #humanist

17 hours ago

American Humanist Association

Happy Friday everyone!

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

The number of "churchless" Americans is rising! It is now estimated that 38% of...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

On this day in 1946, the first images of Earth from outer space were captured!

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

AHA staffer Matthew Bulger talks about Gamergate. "It’s extremely important th...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

Throwback Thursday's Name that Humanist! Can you name the humanist on the Nove...

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

Hey! Don't be a.... What's the problem with Dick's Sporting Goods? Deborah Goem...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

This week's Humanist Hour Podcast features George Eighmey on Death with Dignity.

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

WOW! These numbers are wonderful! Thanks for all of the support everyone!

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

AHA Victory in Texas! Schools agree to stop making religious announcements.

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Jason Heap reviews the new British comedy, Pride! Have you seen this film? Tell...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Gore Vidal’s former assistant, Fabian Bouthillette, has written Part I of his me...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

The Nov/Dec issue of The Humanist is out now, featuring some great interviews wi...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Amy Poehler is creating a show about an agnostic woman who inherits a church. An...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Please welcome the newest addition to the American Humanist Association staff, P...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

Woo Hoo! 32 states down, plus DC!

6 days ago