Michael Werner

Posts by Michael Werner (page 5)

Regaining Balance

Humanism within the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) has been on the decline for years. Indeed, the UUA has been on the decline itself after... Read More

Time to Turn Silence into Activism

This past summer, after the owner of the fast-food franchise Chick-fil-A made headlines with a number of statements opposing marriage equality, about two dozen... Read More

Tending the Humanist Garden

When I stopped believing in God, like so many “come-outer” atheists who feel confident and even smug in their reasoning, I was ready to... Read More

The Inner Life of Humanists

I see humanism as having four dimensions; the intrapersonal, the interpersonal, the societal, and the global. We may gravitate toward one dimension or another,... Read More

Secular Gods

Is there anything we humans love that doesn’t have a downside? I don’t think so. Since the Enlightenment, naturalists have sought nonreligious, rational answers... Read More