He is a past board member of the American Humanist Association, founder of the Secular Coalition for America and the Secular Humanists
of the Lowcountry in Charleston, South Carolina, a professor emeritus of mathematics, and the author of a previous book, Candidate Without a Prayer; An Autobiography of a Jewish Atheist in the Bible Belt.
The secular humanists
that I know hold their values as dearly as any religious person, and they deserve to be able to celebrate life's great milestones in a way that reflects those values.
Lackey's aim is to disabuse readers of the idea that because many don't consider Hitler and the Nazis to be "true" Christians that they were not religiously motivated, much less Christian, and therefore anti-Christian atheists or secular humanists
But all of these resources fall short of the sort of altruism secular humanists
demand of us today, which need have nothing to do with anyone's reproductive success.
Every person in the philosophical family of Freethinkers and Secular Humanists
will like this book.
David Niose is cautiously optimistic that, with the election of President Barack Obama, secular humanists
will have a seat at the table when it comes to American values.
The friend worked it out for me to go and speak at a meeting of the secular humanists
and others have been predicting the demise of religion for over two hundred years, but it's still going--and stronger than ever--and THE GOD THAT DID NOT FAIL: HOW RELIGION BUILT AND SUSTAINS THE WEST analyzes why.
In other words, conservatives are for traditional values and are against the secular humanists
who are trying to take our country to hell in a handbasket.
If all of us atheists, agnostics, freethinkers, and secular humanists
came out of our musty closets, I'm sure our religious fellow citizens would allow us to breathe the same fresh air of freedom of opinion that they enjoy.
Still, he has produced a handy primer for contemporary secular humanists
Anyone who thinks this is an exaggeration should read what leading secular humanists
have been saying in recent years.