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The Humanism of Ali Mazrui: His Journey to the Vision of Openness - teleSUR English (blog)

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The Humanism of Ali Mazrui: His Journey to the Vision of Openness
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Ali A. Mazrui the great humanist joined the ancestors on Sunday October 12, 2014 in Binghamton, New York where he had lived since 1989. He had been living with his family and working as the Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and Director of ...
Letter from America: Death of a public intellectual - Ali MazruiAsian Tribune

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17 October 2014 | 7:30 pm

Integrating Humanism into the Medical School Experience - News from Rutgers

Integrating Humanism into the Medical School Experience
News from Rutgers
“If you take humanism to heart and bring it to your interaction with patients, amazing things happen,” says Dorian Wilson, liver transplant surgeon and director of the humanism center at NJMS since its founding in 2004. “As a profession, we've made ...

17 October 2014 | 4:06 am

Alexei Kozyrev on importance of humanism in the modern world - vestnik kavkaza

Alexei Kozyrev on importance of humanism in the modern world
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The Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University, Alexei Kozyrev, talks about the importance ​of humanism in the modern world, as well as the humanist ideals of the Western, Russian and Turkic (Azeri) cultures. Throughout the ...

16 October 2014 | 10:18 am

Universities need atheism, humanism and secularism - The Edinburgh Journal

Universities need atheism, humanism and secularism
The Edinburgh Journal
Universities and student campuses are not currently representative of the many atheist, humanist, and secularist student groups. Despite the 2011 Census indicating almost two-fifths of Scots are of no religion – and that younger individuals are ...

14 October 2014 | 7:48 pm

Richard Dawkins' Secular Humanism Is Stardust Fascism - Executive Intelligence Review (EIR)

Richard Dawkins' Secular Humanism Is Stardust Fascism
Executive Intelligence Review (EIR)
A certain rallying point of this has been the so-called “humanist” movement, in which Dawkins again follows the eugenicist Huxley's footsteps. Following his 1948 call for the resurgence of eugenics as director of UNESCO, but prior to his 1959 ...

9 October 2014 | 5:10 am

'Persian humanism' talk at UC Davis - UC Davis

'Persian humanism' talk at UC Davis
UC Davis
Hamid Dabashi, a professor of Iranian studies and comparative literature at Columbia University, New York, will discuss “Why Persian Humanism Matters Today” at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Larry and Rosalie Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Robert and ...

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6 October 2014 | 8:11 pm

Ghana's Many Problems: The Promise of Humanism - GhanaWeb

Ghana's Many Problems: The Promise of Humanism
GhanaWeb
A young mother possesses two asymmetric breasts, one excessively huge and succulently oceanic, the other vanishingly small, barely protrusive and content-wise dry. She feeds her suckling on the latter, the dry breast. As matters stand there always ...

1 October 2014 | 12:05 am

Letter, 9/27: Humanism taught in schools - Lincoln Journal Star

Letter, 9/27: Humanism taught in schools
Lincoln Journal Star
That religion is humanism. In its name the gospel of evolutionary theory is taught as fact. Deviant sex is worshipped. Child sacrifice, in the form of abortion, is advocated. If we are truly to follow the First Amendment, we either need to rid our ...

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27 September 2014 | 5:02 am

Inaugural Gold Humanism Honor Society members inducted - News from the University of Massachusetts

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Inaugural Gold Humanism Honor Society members inducted
News from the University of Massachusetts
Twenty members of the School of Medicine Class of 2015 were inducted into the new UMass Medical School Gold Humanism Honor Society chapter on Sept. 19. These students were nominated by their classmates and mentors as exemplars of ...

25 September 2014 | 1:33 pm

Deendayal Upadhyay's Integral Humanism analysed - Niticentral

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Deendayal Upadhyay's Integral Humanism analysed
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Dr Upadhyay begins his articulation of Integral Humanism by recounting the state of the Nation in 1965 and the general atmosphere of lack of confidence in the institutions of the state. He does so by discussing the history of democracy and nation ...
PM recalls Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya's Mantra of Integral Humanism and ...Business Standard
Upadhyaya's integral humanism remains guiding force: ModiDaijiworld.com
Modi recalls Deendayal Upadhyaya's "mantra" of Integral HumanismNetIndian
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25 September 2014 | 10:01 am

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16 October 2014 | 1:15 pm

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14 October 2014 | 12:47 am

Do we learn shame in regard to our sexuality or are we born with it?

I'm a NYC based photographer exploring vulnerability and sexuality. I believe that we, as a society, shame our sexuality and feel that it should be treated different than other human expressions such as happiness, joy, excitement, sadness, etc. They're all labeled, generally, as 'safe' where as sexuality is considered 'private.' Why?

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12 October 2014 | 12:27 am

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Is a Festival of the Absurd still relevant?
The literature and drama of the Absurd. Man is alone in the universe. Existentialism and all that jazz (there is supposed to be a Christian existentialism). Sarte, Camus and Genet.

20 October 2014 | 2:58 am

‘Persian humanism’ talk at UC Davis
Hamid Dabashi, a professor of Iranian studies and comparative literature at Columbia University, New York, will discuss “Why Persian Humanism Matters Today” at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Larry and Rosalie Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at UC Davis. Dabashi will be speaking as part of the Chancellor’s Colloquium Distinguished Speakers ...

6 October 2014 | 8:12 pm

BJP plans series of events to familiarise people with its icon
Tribute: In Deendayal Upadhyaya's birth centenary next year, party to focus on 'integral humanism'

6 October 2014 | 12:55 am

BJP going all out to resurrect Deen Dayal Upadhyay's legacy
As Modi attempts to sideline the Nehruvian vision of India, he has been consistently invoking Upadhyay’s name in almost every second speech he makes.

2 October 2014 | 11:07 pm

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 20 October 2014 | 3:12 am

Parents are Under Attack

Families are under attack in America. Children don't belong in public schools. If there's a mark on y...read

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SIX NATIONS, Ont. — ­ For Laurie Hill, resident of Canada’s largest aboriginal community, it’s just wrong to suggest that moder...read

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Although a bit out of date by now (It was written in the 80s), Michaelsen's Like Lambs To The Slaughter provides signposts for occult infl...read

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 20 October 2014 | 3:08 am

Pakistani court has upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman who was convicted for blasphemy in 2010 after a row with a group of Mus...read

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Oil Exec Uses Full-Page Ad to Apologize for Wife's Rant
Some Facebook posts are costlier than others. After the wife of a co-founder of Lucas Oil posted a diatribe against "minorities," her husband took out a full-page ad in the Indianapolis Star today to apologize, reports WRTV . This is the original post by Charlotte Lucas that prompted Forrest Lucas to...

9 October 2014 | 9:49 pm

'Godless' Churches Open Doors
Apparently, atheists are yearning for their crack at potluck dinners and picnics: There's no church in the traditional sense, and no steeple, but what opened its doors in Rochester, NY, this past Sunday is no less than an atheist church. Dubbed the Sunday Assembly , the group skipped the pastor and...

1 October 2014 | 10:00 pm

Pastafarian Wears Colander as Hat in DMV Photo
America is the land of the free, the kind of country where you can wear a colander on your head and call it religious headgear. That's not a joke—there has been a Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster since 2005, and Oklahoma's Shawna Hammond is a practitioner of the...

10 September 2014 | 7:40 pm

Air Force Boots Atheist Who Won't Say 'God' in Oath
Critics are decrying an "unconstitutional" Air Force decision to refuse an airman's re-enlistment after the unnamed officer crossed out the words "so help me God" in the oath papers he had to sign, reports the Air Force Times . Although the Air Force hasn't confirmed details, a spokesman told the Washington...

8 September 2014 | 7:00 pm

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