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Celebrating 100 Years of Rationality

image of a house owned by Olin J. Ross on Buttles Ave. in ColumbusThe year 2014 marks the 100th year since the Columbus Rationalist Society was founded by Olin J. Ross.

Igwe's Talk To Be Broadcast On The Radio On Friday July 18th (Link To An Archive of the Broadcast Included)

According to Leo Igwe, Nigeria functions as a theocracy under Sharia law following centuries of fundamentalist religious indoctrination and Jihadist propaganda. Aiming to bring a tide of Enlightenment, Igwe organizes people with a counter narrative promoting separation of church and state, critical thinking, education, scientific literacy, and human rights. An edited version of his presentation will be broadcast by WCRS at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 18.

Update: Here is the recording of Igwe's talk from the event as heard on WCRS:

HCCO to host Leo Igwe on July 16th (Update: Video included)

image of Leo Igwe speakingThe Humanist Community is honored to be hosting Leo Igwe on July 16th, as part of his US speaking tour.

HCCO endorses Move to Amend

By unanimous vote of the Board, the Humanist Community of Central Ohio has endorsed Move to Amend. This nonpartisan coalition of hundreds of organizations and hundreds of thousands of individuals is committed to social and economic justice, ending corporate rule, and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to the people, not corporate interests.

'A Black Ex-Minister Shares His Surprising Journey'

image of the cover of the book by Anthony PinnDr. Anthony Pinn’s autobiography, Writing God’s Obituary: How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist, stands out among stories of becoming an atheist. In spite of the confrontational title, Dr.

Teaching Humanism: It's What We Do

clipart of public speakingThe Humanist Community of Central Ohio has a stated mission and purpose to build a humanist community and to teach humanism. How we teach humanism is always a challenge when coming up with programing and events but since it's the reason we exist, we need to try to get the education in when we can.

HCCO Board Of Trustees: Making It Happen

image showing typical HCCO Board of Trustees MeetingThe Humanist Community of Central Ohio is overseen by a Board of Trustees, who are elected by the membership. Have you ever wanted to know what the Board does or how it works? The good news is members have an open invitation to attend Board meetings and participate in discussions.

Reason and Compassion in Action at Pride

image of Sharon holding rainbow flagThe Columbus Pride March needs you! At the Columbus Pride March, Humanists have a chance to put our thoughts into action, to work with others, and to let others know we’re here.

The Art of Humanism

image of a Claude Monet painting in a frameSome of the most sought after art has been done by atheists like Picasso, Van Gogh, and Rothko. While there has been a lot of art done to illustrate myths and religious stories, artists have also hinted at their Humanism in their art. Rodin’s sculpture "The Thinker" dramatizes the value of rational thought itself.

Human Connections Should Be A Daily Experience

image of Cambridge Broxterman speaking at our meetingCambridge Broxterman joined us for our May general meeting to share her experiences making a real human connection with others as a secular person, what she has discovered about others in times of need, and ways that all of us can make a difference in the lives of those near us.

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