Daily Archives: August 27, 2017

A Brief Note on the Vital Need for Humanist Voices

by | August 27, 2017

Humanism and ethical culture are not generally known. As many have experienced, anything not mainstream religious is sometimes termed in the atheist camps by vocal minorities of the religious, by default: “atheists,” “non-believers,” “infidels,” and so on. The lack of knowledge and the sometime negative emotional evaluation is a symptom of religious hegemony over many… Read more »

An Interview with Romeo de Bellefroid — Secretary General, IHEYO

by | August 27, 2017

Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Recently, you were elected as the secretary general of IHEYO. Why did you run for the position? Romeo de Bellefroid: Near the end of my second year in university, a friend and I stumbled into a discussion of a lesser-known humanist student organization that advocated for Free Inquiry. Unlike anywhere else, Socratic ignorance… Read more »

Humanism in the Trump Era

by | August 27, 2017

Emily Newman is the Development & Communications Assistant for The Humanist Institute and Communications Coordinator of the American Ethical Union. She has been a key organizer of the Future of Ethical Societies since 2011 and helped develop the IHEYO American Working Group. Introduction The Trump Administration has shown itself as a, if not the, major concern… Read more »