Humanist Community of Ventura County Blog

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Popping your media bias bubbles

In a war over ideas, we must not only know ourselves but also our opponents. Most of us listen to, read, and talk with people who agree mostly with our worldviews. We lose exposure to diversity. We...

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Humanists Resist Trump Agenda

Like others, many humanists resist the Trump agenda and are concerned where the US is heading. We care deeply about what’s happening to democracy, human rights, social justice, equality, sustainability, and other issues in our community, country,...

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Humanism in Action

Yesterday saw our second Habitat for Humanity build of 2015. Our first took place in February where we did some cleanup and installed some siding on the second house. Now, nearly 7 months later...

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The Future of Work

What would you do, if you didn’t have to work? I don’t mean this in the sense that you often hear, that you should persue your dreams and have your passion be your work....

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Website is Live!

Next time you see Scott tell him thanks for all his hard work on the development on our new site! Initial launch is today. There may be some bugs so feel free to let...

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Ventura, of Nones and Beauty

A recent paper published in the Sociology of Religion, entitled “The Natural Environment as a Spiritual Resource: A Theory of the Regional Variation in Religious Adherence”  gives a compelling reason as to why Ventura County...

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The Great Agnostic

August 11th, 1833 Robert G. Ingersoll was born. If you are unfamiliar with this iconic orator it is not that surprising. He was best known for his voice, which is sadly lost to history....