For some, the erosion of traditional moorings that have sustained our political environment is manifested in personal anger, anxiety, and despair. But despair cannot be an end point. In the Jan. 5 platform address, Joe Chuman will discuss prescriptive actions.Read More
Addresses by our Leaders
Humanist psychologist Erich Fromm’s philosophy of human potential and flourishing, including his fundamental view that human fulfillment is not an achievement but a process, greatly influenced Joe Chuman, starting at a young age. He discusses Fromm’s continuing relevance, personally and politically.
Looking for some wisdom and insight this holiday season? We went shopping in our archives and put together a gift collection of Leader Joe Chuman’s latest and greatest platform addresses, each one some meaty food for thought among the sugar cookies and eggnog. Please help yourself! Read More
The great religions, despite their tremendous diversity, are all based on the assumption that the human condition is in some sense problematic. As humanists, we don’t need to seek invulnerability from life’s hardships.Read More
Today, our world is much different than when Felix Adler founded Ethical Culture in 1876. Yet, of all the “religions of humanity” created in the 19th century, it alone has survived into the 21st. In this platform address, leader Joseph Chuman discusses why Ethical Culture has endured.Read More
With the deepening divisions in American society, politically, socially, and economically, perhaps the time has come to envision and to advocate for another way of understanding American society and American identity. In this platform address, leader Joseph Chuman discusses such a way.Read More