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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

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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