Humanist Goals Confessions of a Major League Soccer Ultra

I USED TO SCOFF when I heard sports commentators glorify a team’s supporters by saying things like, “Football is a religion for [team name here] fans.” How, I thought, is that an advertisement for them?... Read More

Why Write about History?

  “There was an old and solitary man who spent most of his time in bed. There were rumors that he had a treasure hidden in his house. One day some thieves broke in, they... Read More

The Art of Tactful Candor

We all know someone who can make us feel appreciated. As a humanist, I aspire to be that kind of person—in part for my own sake. People are more cooperative when they feel appreciated, and... Read More