The Rise and Promise of Humanism

Sunday, November 10, 2019, 10:45am

Bill Zigrone, guest speaker

Humanism appears to be growing implicitly in the younger generations. There is a strong trend away from conservatism and religion, that is not necessarily explained by secular and humanist activism. The more educated and less patriarchal society becomes, the more empathy and tolerance becomes the norm. There is great promise in our future.

Bill Zigrone is an author, lecturer on Developmental Psychology and Illinois chair of the Secular Coalition for America. He blogs regularly at “Dispatches from the New Enlightenment” wearedone.org .

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