You Might Be a Humanist If… (5)

You Might Be a Humanist If… (5)

We deplore efforts to denigrate human intelligence.  – Paul Kurtz Sometimes I’ll ask a child their favorite day of the year. Number one is always Christmas. Always. Number two is their birthday. And number three is almost always the last day of school. I feel so sorry...
You Might Be a Humanist If… (5)

You Might Be a Humanist If… (4) 

VIEW VIDEO  “We affirm humanism as a realistic alternative to theologies of despair and ideologies of violence and as a source of rich personal significance and genuine satisfaction in the service to others.” – Paul Kurtz of Free Inquiry Whenever we go to the farm, we...
You Might Be a Humanist If… (5)

You Might Be a Humanist If… (3)   

VIEW VIDEO  It is good to be back among you after my gallbladder surgery. I’m indebted to Mark for bringing last Sunday’s message, in which he urged us to ignore the Ten Commandments, at least that’s what I gathered from listening to his message on Zoom. Where was...
You Might Be a Humanist If… (5)

You Might Be a Humanist If…(2) 

VIEW VIDEO  The interesting thing about living in the same town you grew up in is the almost daily reminders not only of your best moments, but also your worst. Every street, sometimes every house, is a picture album, eliciting a memory, good or bad. In between our...
You Might Be a Humanist If… (5)

You Might Be a Humanist If…(1) 

VIEW VIDEO  Good morning, friends. It is good to be back after yearly meeting and Fifth Sunday. After speculating three Sundays ago that if Jesus were alive today, he’d be a humanist, I am announcing the beginning of a new series entitled, “You Might Be a Humanist...
You Might Be a Humanist If… (5)

Was Jesus a Humanist?   

VIEW VIDEO  I was thinking this week about how computers make everything so much easier, which is good and bad. Computers spare us from drudgery and make it possible to accomplish more work. Before we had computers, it used to take me 3-4 weeks to spend my paycheck,...