New Humanist

Category: Opinions

At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future – Book Presentation in NYC

Book presentation with Dennis Redmond, Greg Mello, Tony Robinson and Guillermo Sullings on March 30th at the LGBT center in NYC. “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future” gives an analysis of the global situation in several fields such as: disarmament, the global financial system, the environment, democracy, human rights, immigration and the media among others,…

The New Economy of the Commons.

By David Andersson Gift economies could be very potent and effective organizing tools for creating value. We have many examples of gift economies in our  world today, such as community gardens or free/open software, where no money is paid for the creation and maintenance of this resource but instead people contribute time and talent and…

After 9/11: the big mistake

“As Bev and I sat down on the precipice in solemn meditation, I prayed that God would come into our hearts. I prayed for understanding and love. I prayed for Alicia’s soul and the souls of the others who had died with her earlier in the day. I prayed for our world.” These are the…

Humanist Position regarding Nuclear Energy

“Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.” – Albert Einstein The unfolding disaster in Fukushima, Japan and the 25th Anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster in the former Soviet Union lead World without Wars and Violence to declare its position regarding Nuclear Energy1. This position is based on the following…

Words on Religiousness — by Silo

In spite of the constraints that we face, there is something as soft as a far off sound, something light as a dawn breeze… and something has begun to gently open its way in the interior of the human being. I am referring to the religious sentiment and to the register of the innermost human…