Countdown to 30 – 2 Days to Go! – Humanist Activist

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The sixth post in my “Countdown to 30″ series, looking forward to my 30th birthday and back to how I got here. Humanist Activist The past two years or so has been a whirlwind of Humanist activism. I launched this blog, Temple of the Future, to present a positive, powerful, passionate vision of Humanism that might [Read More...]

Countdown to 30 – 3 Days to Go! – Finding Myself in Humanist Community

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The fifth post in my “Countdown to 30″ series, looking forward to my 30th birthday and back to how I got here. Finding Myself in Humanist Community The Humanist Community at Harvard was a revelation. While I had attended Humanist discussion groups, read Humanist books, and frequented Humanist blogs for a while, I had never enjoyed [Read More...]

Countdown to 30 – 4 Days to Go! – Developing Humanism

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The fourth post in my “Countdown to 30″ series, looking forward to my 30th birthday and back to how I got here. Developing Humanism – A Home for my Values My commitment to Humanism truly blossomed when I arrived in America. I remember one particular conversation with a fellow Harvard graduate student. We were sitting in [Read More...]

Countdown to 30 – 5 Days to Go! – Discovering Humanism

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The third post in my “Countdown to 30″ series, looking forward to my 30th birthday and back to how I got here. Discovering Humanism – Something to Believe In While I was raised nonreligious, I didn’t consider myself a committed Humanist until I reached University. I had gone to Cambridge to study Education, inspired by [Read More...]

Countdown to 30 – 6 Days to Go! – Godless Childhood

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The second in my “Countdown to 30″ series, looking forward to my 30th birthday and back to how I got here. This one provoked heated discussion with my family, so I’ve made some edits to reflect their concerns. I want to make it clear: my family was never poor. What I wanted to convey was [Read More...]

Countdown to 30 – 7 Days to Go! – “You Should Be a Priest!”

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This is the first post in my “Countdown to 30″ series! In one week – on January 3rd, a birth date I share with JRR Tolkien (as well as Mel Gisbson – sigh) – I will turn 30. I’m someone who takes milestones like this seriously. I don’t subscribe to the view that it’s “just another day” [Read More...]

The Humanist Community at Harvard – Sharing Our Vision, Everywhere

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Most of you will know I work for the Humanist Community at Harvard as their Research and Education Fellow. We’re a community-building non-profit in Cambridge, MA which runs a community center for Harvard undergraduates, grad students, alumni, and the Boston population. We have weekly small group discussion meetings, social events, and public Sunday platforms where [Read More...]


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