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The Bonobo and the Atheist

The Bonobo and the Atheist: in Search of Humanism Among the Primates © 2013 Frans de Waal313 pages  Frans de Waal has written extensively on moral instincts within the great apes, in books like Good natured and Primates and Philosophers. In The … Continue reading

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The Best of Robert Ingersoll

The Best of Robert Ingersoll© 1993 Roger Greely175 pages This week, I was able to read through a collection of quotations by Robert G. Ingersoll under the title of “best of”. The quotations are introduced by a biographical essay of … Continue reading

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Humanist Anthology

Humanist Anthology© 1995 ed. Margaret Knight and revised editor James Herrick220 pages Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of Mankind is Man. Plac’d on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise, and … Continue reading

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Our Chosen Faith

Our Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism© 1989 John A. Buehrens and the now late F. Forrester Church195 pages I’ve long been aware of the Unitarian Universalist church, ever since I read of a character in California Diaries mentioned … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Humanism

The Philosophy of Humanism© 1990 Corliss Lamont326 pages This is very straightforward book on the obvious subject, giving a history, description, and promotion of contemporary humanism. Author Corliss Lamont once headed the American Humanist Association, although he is perhaps better … Continue reading

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