Wayne Laufert is a member of the humanist Baltimore Ethical Society and a former newspaper reporter and editor. This essay is adapted from his book, Behaving Decently: Kurt Vonnegut’s Humanism, which will be published by Humanist Press in early summer 2022.
Posts by Wayne Laufert
Vonnegut and Jefferson and Jesus
WE ARE NEARING another Indendence Day, for which much of the credit goes to Thomas Jefferson, a progenitor of modern American democracy. A bit... Read More
From the Slaughter
KURT VONNEGUT, age twenty-two, was in a meat locker deep underground with several dozen fellow American prisoners of war, a few guards, and scores... Read More