The World Through a Humanist’s Eyes

Uncategorized

Because Humanism emphasizes the importance of human agency and critical thought, proponents of the outlook believe that humans must claim responsibility for ongoing global conflict, be it physical or political. Nothing is left to chance; everything that has happened—from political election results to the outcome of wars and battles—is the result of human action, not […]

What Do Humanists Believe In?

Uncategorized

Still not totally sure what it means to be a Humanist? Here is a quick list of things we believe in:   Civil liberties Human rights Church-state separation (secularism) Participatory democracy in government, the workplace, and education Global consciousness International exchange of thoughts and products Open discussion of social problems   The International Humanist and […]

What’s the Deal with New Humanism?

Uncategorized

If you’re visiting this blog, you probably have some interest in Humanism in one of its forms. Therefore, I should first delineate how New Humanism is different from your standard, run-of-the-mill Humanism. The latter is simple; it is the outlook or thought that importance should be placed on physical, tangible human existence rather than the […]

The New Humanist Logo and Vision

Uncategorized

 We designed the logo for the New Humanist, in part, as an homage to William Carlos Williams’ poem, “The Red Wheelbarrow.”   so much depends upon   a red wheel barrow   glazed with rain water   beside the white chickens.   To me, this short poem captures what’s best about New Humanism. So much […]

Welcome to the Blog!

Uncategorized

Hi there! My name is Alice, and I’m a (New) Humanist. If you’ve landed on my blog, I can only assume that you are interested in Humanism for personal, academic, or conversational reasons. This blog is devoted to helping others understand Humanism and its various forms and applications. I discovered Humanism and New Humanism as […]