The concept of secular clergy is admittedly a bit confusing at first. However, it makes perfect sense in the context of diversity and representation. The nonreligious are just as likely to need the kind of advice and support chaplains offer as anyone else. After all, we’re human.
This year my reading took me from the dawn of humans on Earth to their distant future in space, with some notable stops along the way.
In the United States finding and joining a local humanist community can be difficult. Not because they’re unwelcoming or exclusive, but because so few of them exist.
It’s a common misunderstanding, but humanism is not a religion and identifying as a humanist is not a profession of faith. In a lot of ways, it’s kind of the opposite.
If you’re a fan of science, liberal arts, democracy, and human rights you may also like humanism.
Data Gardening is the ongoing cultivation of your data’s value. In my case, data in the form of content on my website. For a start.
Data Driven Serfdom occurs any time a person is either required or manipulated into virtually existing on someone else’s platform and they are not given a fair stake in the value generated from their data.
Sure, we had a coup, but it was a dumb one and doesn’t really count. And yes, we might still technically be in the midst of a once in a century global health crises, but there’s a vaccine now and that solved the whole thing and to pretend otherwise is a bit dramatic.
A streamlined summary of the lore and history of The Wheel of Time fantasy series by Robert Jordan (finished posthumously by Brandon Sanderson), beginning with the creation of its universe and ending with the events leading up to the first book.