Michael Werner

Michael Werner is past president of the American Humanist Association and currently a member of the AHA chapter, Humanists and Freethinkers of Cape Fear.

Posts by Michael Werner

Threads of Humanist History

History sometimes creeps quietly into the present, as little-known events in the past can have a huge influence today. Despite our small numbers, humanists... Read More

It’s Our Turn

This magazine has recently discussed two of the most important books of this century so far: Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason,... Read More

What Will Be Human in the Future?

What does it mean to be human? As it relates to artificial intelligence (AI), this important question has been explored in science fiction films... Read More

Sex: Our Wonderful Gift

I GREW UP in a time before there was any sex education and when people only spoke of sex in hushed terms around children.... Read More

Let’s Celebrate!

I NEVER WANTED TO BE A HUMANIST CELEBRANT until John Forwalter died. John was president of our local humanist chapter, and when he died... Read More

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