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The Meaning of Life Revealed on Buzzfeed

I am one of various humanists asked about meaning in life on Buzzfeed today by Tom Chivers. Like all these things, it’s been edited a bit so here’s the full version of my response! I can’t see any trace of ultimate purpose or direction to the universe in which we find ourselves, so there’s no meaning to be had from that source.

A bit of humanist history

Here in the offices of the Dutch Humanist Association, they have this great bust of their founder Jaap van Praag…

Humanists Can Be Proud of Britain

1000 humanists from over 60 countries are assembling in Oxford today for the 2014 World Humanist Congress. This triennial gathering…