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Review: Becoming More Fully Human

Review: Becoming More Fully Human

When I write of religious Humanism … I am not referring to belief in a deity … Humanism is religious because it binds people together and helps people to reconnect with ultimate reality as understood as nature or as life … Continue reading

VA Chaplaincy Asked to Facilitate Humanist Services

VA Chaplaincy Asked to Facilitate Humanist Services

Currently, religious, theistic oriented Chaplains are on staff and visit patients including secular humanist atheists like myself. While the Chaplains have been friendly, according to their Christian beliefs I will be burning in hell after my demise. While I respect … Continue reading

Military Academies Provide Alternatives to Church

Military Academies Provide Alternatives to Church

Cadets and Midshipmen at the nation’s military academies have been provided the opportunity for humanist and secular alternatives during their summer training. At the beginning of July, thousands of young men and women reported for training. Within their first week, … Continue reading

Pentagon Pride Celebration Should be Optional

Pentagon Pride Celebration Should be Optional

“Evangelical soldiers, airmen, Marines, they’re going to have to make some courageous stands right now to say to their commanders, ‘Sir, I cannot participate in this type of ceremony because we believe this is a celebration of something that God’s … Continue reading

Humanists Question Military Marriage Counseling; Offer Alternatives

Humanists Question Military Marriage Counseling; Offer Alternatives

This article continues a previous article that covered the personal issues faced by MAAF members in pre-marital counseling at the US military’s Defense Language Institute in Monterey California. This article focuses on Gary Smalley’s Hidden Keys to Loving Relationships, the primary … Continue reading