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Moral, religious, psychopathic, or just human?

Glen Carrigan looks at the science of morality

Original article at British Humanist Association 07.07.2014

Why doesn’t Microsoft Word recognise the word ‘Neuropsychology?’ Maybe because it’s a rather new field, although people have been musing on the workings of the physical brain for a very long time indeed – don’t worry though, we’re not trepanning people anymore! 770 more words

Psychology

From The Freedom To Act All Else Follows

The graphic above was shared on Facebook today by the British Humanist Association.

Stirring and noble words from Professor Grayling, which liberty lovers must agree with, but his definition of freedom is not quite sufficient. 183 more words

Society

Dr Rupert Read on climate change

From the conference organised by Center for Inquiry UK and the British Humanist Association: Global Warming — Where Do We Go From Here? Philosopher and Green activist Dr Rupert Read speaking on global over-heat, the end of denialism, and the self-destruction of libertarianism in relation to this issue – and a possible way forward, in terms of guardians for future people.

Muslim Schools, counter-terrorism and moral panic!

It is right and proper that faith based schools, that use state money, are inspected to ensure they provide the learning expected. To my knowledge questions and concerns have been raised about Catholic, Church of England and Jewish schools for at least a couple of generations. 106 more words

Dr Mayer Hillman on climate change (video)

From the conference organised by Center for Inquiry UK and the British Humanist Association: Global Warming — Where Do We Go From Here? by Dr Mayer Hillman, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Policy Studies Institute, London. 24 more words

A possibly humanist monkey (uncaged) in search for unreachable brevity

Written in 25 minutes on the train home, expect mistakes. 

Why is brevity so hard to grasp? 45 years in to a life and still I overrun. 799 more words