We will raise our voices and our champagne glasses for this year’s Humanist for the Holidays events, starting with Winter Festival and ending with a New Year’s feast.Read More
The Thinker Who Inspired Me Most and His Relevance Today
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.
New member Alpana Sikder comes from Humanist family
Meet one of our Society’s newest members, Alpana Sikder, who was born and raised in Darjeeling, India. Her father and grandfather were humanists and, she says, she was brought up in a household that emphasized humanist values.Read More
Latest and Greatest from Leader Joe Chuman
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
As a Humanist, Should I Seek to Escape This World?
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
Is It About Me Or About Us?
To whom or to what are humanists accountable? In this platform address, delivered during the Society’s Community Weekend, leader Joseph Chuman says none of the general responses to this question is adequate on its own, but taken together they are compelling and help us to determine the place of the individual in society.