Here we go again…

chemwepnsyria

Well, here we are again, on the brink of war, even before we have fully extracted ourselves from our last long national nightmare.  My life-affirming values as atheist/humanist combined with my military experience as a veteran of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are telling me that it would be wrong to start down this path again. What’s happening in Syria involving the use of chemical weapons is absolutely horrifying and it is natural and logical that compassionate people would … [Read more...]

Only Christians need apply….

Naval_Academy_Chapel

Recently, I learned that Naval Academy's beautiful chapel has one major flaw - if you aren't Christian and want to use the facility for your wedding, that's just too bad, because unless you are a Christian, this government owned and operated facility isn't for you. See here for details: Naval Academy Refuses Use of Chapel for Non-Christian Wedding There are plenty of atheists, humanists, and others of a secular bent who want to enjoy the formal trappings of a formal wedding without the … [Read more...]

Fort Bragg’s MAJ Ray Bradley seeks recognition for humanists

An associated press article that ran in dozens of newspapers nationwide tells the story of US Army Major Ray Bradley. Major Bradley is currently fighting to get 'humanist' on the military's official list of recognized religious preferences. RALEIGH, N.C. - Soldiers who don’t believe in God can go to war with “Atheist” stamped on their dog tags, but humanists and others with various secular beliefs are still officially invisible in the Army. Maj. Ray Bradley is applying to be the … [Read more...]

Greg Epstein, Harvard’s Humanist Chaplain

An influential Chaplain has joined our lineup. Is it possible we are approaching legitimacy in the eyes of Fort Bragg? Let's hope so. "One billion people around the world, including over forty million Americans and over one in five Americans age 18 to 25 identify with no religion. Imagine the positive impact these people could have on the world if, in the coming generations, they were to realize that Humanism is what they have in common." - Greg Epstein Greg M. Epstein serves as the Humanist … [Read more...]

Michael Werner, former president of AHA, to speak at RBB

Michael Werner is a Vietnam Veteran who was drafted just a year before he would have completed his Ph.D. He served with pride, and began a lifelong journey towards Humanism. His thirst for knowledge lead his academic studies through philosophy, world religion,and he was able to actually use what he learned to solve his major nontheistic dilemma. The cultural, organizational, and community aspects that were positive attributes of most religions were often lacking in the nonbeliever's life. That … [Read more...]


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