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Imtiaz Shams 5 Aug 18
"Humanists are all old white men" The most diverse Humanist International @IHEU board since 1952. 4/9 are women, 4 PoC. All fantastic, capable individuals.
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Deezer234 #SapereAude 3 Aug 18
These words are so powerful! "We need to go from a society that believes there are givers and receivers, to a community of people looking after each other."
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Humanist NZ 3 Aug 18
We’re getting a review literature on the impact beliefs in spirits and supernatural punishing agents have in forming social order, but not sustain it.
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Humanist NZ 3 Aug 18
Joseph Bulbulia: “How do you rule a country? You get people believing. It coordinates social action.”
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KingSara 3 Aug 18
The incredible Leo Igwe is now speaking on countering religious extremism. His work countering susperstition-based persecution. He fights against witchcraft accusations in Nigeria.
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Humanists International 4 Aug 18
Replying to @HumanistsInt
The membership of the International Humanist and Ethical Union has approved The Auckland Declaration against The Politics of Division. It is a condemnation of so-called "strongman" politics, & rhetoric that seeks to demonize minorities. SEE:
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Gordon MacRae 3 Aug 18
“How are you so brave?” Question from the floor to Gulalai Ismail who has stood up for human rights and humanism in the face of violent extremism. Exactly what I was thinking. Incredibly inspirational activism that focuses on action not just words.
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Birmingham Humanists 3 Aug 18
Interesting thread from reminding us of how it can be difficult to detach from cultural expectations- follow the # for updates over the weekend
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KingSara 3 Aug 18
Leo is talking about charismatic catholic priests performing exorcisms in Africa. And now the exorcists are leaving Africa to Australia and New Zealand to establish churches.
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Humanist NZ 3 Aug 18
Young people are deconverting. Deconversion less likely as you get older. Conversion more likely as you get older.
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Young Humanists UK 24 Jun 18
We've had a great weekend at for the annual conference. Excited to see our plans for the year come to life!
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JohnM #FBR #endthechaos 5 Aug 18
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KingSara 3 Aug 18
Defining secularism, is speaking on non-religious arguments against secularism. Not because he thinks they are particularly good or that he supports them, but because it is good to consider them.
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Young Humanists International 3 Aug 18
Feng Chin Wen, chair of our Asian Wirkung Group, gives a flashtalk on Humanistic Pastafarianism in Taiwan.
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Humanists International 5 Aug 18
We've been busy in Auckland this weekend...
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Council of Ex-Muslims of New Zealand 4 Aug 18
No problem with today at the conference. A mix of views and topics discussed. No Media here. They were busy with loud youtube stars and
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Gordon MacRae 3 Aug 18
“Secularism seeks to guarantee equality. Equality is not neutral but carries with it a powerful set of values” call to Humamists to stop claiming secularism is neutral & make case that tho it may not be perfect, it is preferable to the alternatives
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Young Humanists International 3 Aug 18
Replying to @LeoIgwe @HumanistNZ
"We need an international network of humanists to counter the international network of extremists!" - at
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Humanists International 4 Aug 18
Replying to @HumanistNZ
At the dinner, members Iain and Gaylene Middleton receive a special award for their extraordinary work over many years and Leo Igwe thanks them in particular for their efforts fighting for the participation of delegates from "non-visa-waiving countries".
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Gordon MacRae 11 Feb 18
On this are delighted to be welcoming & to conf to speak about women in STEM. May 18th Royal Society of Edinburgh - book now:
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