ATHEISM AND HUMANISM ARTICLES & FEATURES
SATANISTS? Responses to absurd accusations made by religious
ARK ARK –WHAT A LARK - CREATIONISM 'ARK! 'ARK! WHAT A LARK! Creationists under fire. Debunking the Noah's Ark legend.
CREATIONISM - CREATIONISM 'ARK!
'ARK! WHAT A LARK! Creationists under fire. Debunking the Noah's Ark legend.
CREATIONISM - -THE COSMIC FAIRY Review of Arthur Atkinson's book on Darwinian ideas.
DARWIN, CHARLES -- DARWIN, BRADLAUGH & KROPOTKIN-The lives of three of the most important Victorian atheists and Humanists reviewed.
DEATH - on mortality, grief, and mourning.
DOCTOR WHO AND RELIGION RELIGION
IN DR. WHO. - Treatment of faith in the popular science fiction series.
DRINKS AFTER THE MEETING - DRINKS
AFTER THE MEETING - Short
dramatic play in which Two Humanists argue about whether Humanists should spend
all their time fighting religion, or tackle other social issues instead.
EGYPTOLOGY - EGYPTOLOGY- Talk by the Manchester based Ancient Egypt Studies Society.
EVIL - What is evil? Why doesn't God do anything about it? A no-holds barred look at the terrible things humans do to one another and possible solutions to the problem.
PART TWO (Conclusion of the essay given above)
FLYING SPAGHETTI MONSTER Spoof religion that has become very popular
anti-creationist propaganda See also HOW
TO BUILD YOUR OWN FLYING SPAGHETTI MONSTER A
useful if unlikely atheistic costume prop.
WILL -Do we have free will, or is everything we do somehow determined by
either divine forces, or by environmental and social pressures?
FREEMASONRY -Humanist views on The Freemasons JOHN PHILIMORE Leading freemason's response to my article on Freemasons.
GOD FOR A DAY - GOD FOR A DAY what would the ideal Universe be like if I had created it?
IN THE WORKPLACE Facing up to
the anti-gay lobby
GAY & LESBIAN HUMANIST ASSOCIATION (GALHA) - -
Important - Important talk on gay rights from the files of the GM Humanist.
HOW WE SHOULD ANSWER QUESTIONS OF GOD’S EXISTENCE
HUMAN NATURE HUMAN NATURE Just what makes us Human? With reference to Artificial Intelligence, Alan Turing and the Turing Test procedure.
HUMANISM AND SPORT - SPORT AND HUMANISM - Why I hate sport of all kinds.
HUMANISM ON TELEVISION /essay-humanism.on.television.htm
HUMANIST CEREMONIES Non-religious weddings, baby namings and funerals.
HUMANIST HISTORY -
HISTORY - A list of the Events and meetings of the Greater Manchester Humanist
Group since it's creation in 1993.
THE HUMANIST MOVEMENT - SILOISM - THE OTHER HUMANISTS - The Siloist Cult who call themselves The Humanist Movement.
HUMANISM’S PRECURSERS -
PRECURSERS - Stoics, Sceptics, Cynics and Epicurean philosophers in ancient Greece
- Were they the ancestors of Humanism?
HUMANIST ASSOCIATION, BRITISH - DISTINGUISHED SUPPORTERS
HUMANISM AND POLITICS HUMANISM & POLITICS - Is Humanism political?
HUMANISTS - WHY
WE ARE HUMANISTS - Questionnaire feedback report on being agnostics, &
Humanists means to us.
INTELLIGENT DESIGN FLAWS - Arguments against the idea that the World is too complicated not to have been made by God.
IS THERE ANY POINT IN DEBATING WHETHER OR NOT GOD EXISTS?
MANCHESTER HUMANISTS HISTORY -- A list of the Events and meetings of the Greater Manchester Humanist Group since it's creation in 1993.
MYTHS OF MEDITATION Savage criticism of meditation, from an unusually
negative point of view.
MORALITY AND RELIGION why you don't need God to be good. With reference to Plato's' Euthyphro.
THE NATURE OF HEAVEN & HELL Why I’d rather not go to either.
NAZIS - NAIL THE BIG LIE -- Attacking hateful claims that Humanists are Nazis at heart.
NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCES (NDE’S) NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCES - What happens to you when you come close to death? Some people describe visits to Heaven. I strongly disagree with their claims.
NEGLECTED CLASSICS - Books of interest to atheists, but which are easily overlooked.
TO HUMANISM - Information for people joining a Humanist society.
NON-RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES HUMANIST CEREMONIES Non-religious weddings, baby namings and funerals.
PACIFISM - PACIFISM
- While supporting principles of non-violence I believe there are such
things as justifiable acts of war and violence. This is probably not what most
Humanists would say.
PACIFISM - NO TO WAR IN IRAQ - /say.no.to.war.in.iraq.htm
A Pacifist call for the war to be stopped, issued before it started,
which shows how much they listen to me.
PAINE, THOMAS - THOMAS
PAINE - The life and times of one of the true heroes of Humanism
PARANORMAL RESEARCH - ASSAP
- The whit week walks and the Walt Whitman Connection.
DARK AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL -
A humorous argument in favour of pessimism.
PHILOSOPHY – WHY SHOULD I LIVE? WHY SHOULD I LIVE WHEN OTHERS DIE? -Philosophy Now article on the value of an individual Human life played out in a plane crash scenario where some passengers must die to save the rest of the people on board.
POLITICS - Is Humanism political?
POP CULTURE AND ATHEISM - How dry, academic intellectualism in atheism stops us getting down with the kids
PRECURSERS TO HUMANISM - PRECURSERS
- Stoics, Sceptics, Cynics and Epicurean philosophers in ancient Greece -
Were they the ancestors of Humanism?
READINGS - Skeptical view on mediums and spiritualists.
QUOTATIONS - QUOTATIONS - List of quotations on atheism, agnosticism & Humanism collected over many years. Growing all the time.
READING LIST - Books to read for atheists and Humanists.
IN DR. WHO. - Treatment of faith in the popular science fiction series.
RELIGION - SAINTS
- What is a saint or a martyr? Do
their claims to fame really stand up?
AND SPIRITUALITY BOOK REVIEWS
DAWKINS - The evolution champion - our most important Darwinian since darwin.
ROCK AND ROLL - ROCK
& ROLL HUMANISM
Atheistic values in popular music.
ROYALTY - -PRINCESS
DIANA Controversial reaction to the death of The Princess Of Wales.
What is a saint or a martyr? Do their claims to fame really stand up?
SARTRE, JEAN-PAUL - SARTRE,
SCIENCE FICTION SCIENCE FICTION Ambitious study of the history of the SF/Fantasy genres from a Humanistic perspective. In Six parts and with a Bibliography too. PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 PART 6 BIBLIOGRAPHY
SHORT ATHEIST ESSAYS - Snippets and quick read ideas.
Why words like spirit and soul still have meaning for atheists.
SPORT - SPORT
AND HUMANISM - Why I hate sport of all kinds.
STAR TREK - /essay-humanism.and.star.trek.html Humanism Philosophy behind the classic Science fiction series.
STATISTICS - Facts
and figures on Humanism.
SUPERSTITION - UNLUCKY MAN - If you were superstitious (and I hope you are not) how many superstitions would you fall foul of just getting up to go to work? The poor wretch in this lampoon gets the lot.
TELEVISION HUMANISM /essay-humanism.on.television.htm
TIME MANAGEMENT - TIME'S
UP - IT'S LATER THAN YOU THINK.Time
management, humorous essay on how much time we waste when we only get one life
TURING, ALAN - HUMAN NATURE Just what makes us Human? With reference to Artificial Intelligence, Alan Turing and the Turing Test procedure.
UFO CULTS CLOSE
ENCOUNTERS OF THE CULT KIND
A look at the Aetherius society and similar UFO cult organisations.
UNBAPTISM - A witty call on the Catholic Church to make my baptism null and void.
Humanistic perspective on
WAS NOT A VEGAN -Argument against Christians who claim Jesus was a non-meat
VIOLENCE IN THE ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA - VIOLENCE
VIOLENCE PART 2 (see above)
WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY? Why philosophy often gets confused with religion.
WHY SHOULD I LIVE WHEN OTHERS DIE? -Philosophy Now article on the value of an individual Human life played out in a plane crash scenario where some passengers must die to save the rest of the people on board.
WHY WE ARE HUMANISTS - WHY WE ARE HUMANISTS - Questionnaire feedback report on being agnostics, & Humanists means to us.
XENA AND HERCULES Essay on these popular mythology rooted TV shows.
UNBAN XENA WARRIOR PRINCESS Hare Kryshna Cult censorship attack on a popular fictional TV show.
- Offbeat essay calling for the annulment of my Catholic baptism.
UNBAPTISM – Story fusing atheist philosophy and wetlook fetish activity.
WHY ‘DOES GOD EXIST?’ IS SUCH AN AWKWARD QUESTION The answers never arise, so why keep discussing it?
Humanistic skeptical essay on the TV show.
XMAS TIME XMAS
Should Humanists celebrate Yuletide? I argue against the grain by
suggesting we should.
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