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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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TV Review: Helix—How Far Should Science Go?

Posted January 23, 2014

Matthew Bulger checks out the new Syfy television show Helix and delves deeper into the show’s portrayal of scientific and medical research.

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How to Write Letters to the Editor

Posted January 23, 2014

Writing a letter to the editor on a timely topic is a great way to make your voice heard and help promote a humanist viewpoint. Learn some tips on getting published, and submit your published letter to HNN to share with other readers in an upcoming issue!

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The Ethical Dilemma: Who Says You Can’t Be a Spiritual Atheist?

Posted January 23, 2014

Joan Reisman-Brill gives advice to a closeted bigot and an atheist who has no problem using the s-word: spiritual.

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Humanist Voices in Verse: Daniel Thomas Moran’s A Shed for Wood

Posted January 23, 2014

Poetry editor Daniel Thomas Moran recently released his latest collection of poems, A Shed for Wood, published by Salmon Poetry, which has been lauded for its “profound and intelligible poetry.”

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The Humanist Puzzle: “Evidence” Double Jumble

Posted January 23, 2014

This week we have an all-new Double Jumble, created by Dan Mason! Unscramble the “mixed atheists” to reveal a secret message.

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The Comics Section: The Muslim World, A Modern Pope, Solving Hunger

Posted January 23, 2014

The latest from your favorites: Jesus and Mo, Ape Not Monkey, and The Bad Chemicals!

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MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR: What’s Your Favorite AHA Conference Memory?

Posted January 15, 2014

Registration is now open for the 73rd Annual Conference of the American Humanist Association! Travel to Philadelphia June 5-8, 2014, and get the opportunity to meet a stellar list of humanist awardees and speakers, including former Rep. Barney Frank, New York Times writer Natalie Angier, science education advocate Eugenie Scott, feminist blogger Jessica Valenti, Pippa Evans and Sanderson Jones of The Sunday Assembly—and more to be announced!

Can you believe the American Humanist Association has held conferences for 73 years? My absolute favorite AHA conference memory is sitting down with 2010 Humanist of the Year Bill Nye having a drink at the hotel bar (he ordered Fat Tire) and watching him explain slide rules to me using his iPhone. I watched nearly every episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy as a kid, so getting a chance to hang out with one of my idols was a dream.

Do you have a memorable moment from a past AHA conference? Maybe it was sitting across from Kurt Vonnegut when he received the Humanist of the Year award in 1992, or getting Steve Wozniak, Apple founder and 2011 Isaac Asimov Science Awardee, to sign your iPad. Share with us your favorite AHA conference memories at hnn@americanhumanist.org.

Maggie Ardiente
Editor, HNN
@MaggieArdiente

The Decline of the Nones in 2014

Posted January 15, 2014

The Rise of the "Nones" is a common theme in the media. But AHA Treasurer Jason Torpy sees these "Nones" giving way quickly to thoughtful, outspoken, and positive humanists and other nontheists. He sees co-opting some of religion as a major indicator of "nones" becoming "somethings."

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