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What does 2016 hold for humanist causes?

The current government has shown little appetite for change on outdated religious diktats - but there is cause for optimism in the activity of civil society.
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Respect must be limited to the humanity of the other

In the last New Humanist, Julian Baggini reflected on giving an "atheist sermon" and the potential common ground between atheists and believers. Here, a reader responds.
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The Winter 2015 New Humanist is out now!

Should machines replicate people?; What history tells us about refugees; Mary Beard on Ancient Rome; the myth of "pure" religion; what happens when the Sun goes out; and more...
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When was modern science invented?

"All intellectual life is polemic". A Q&A with David Wootton, author of a new book about the scientific revolution.

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