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Seeking rigorous, thought-provoking journalism? Subscribe to New Humanist for £35 per year https://t.co/c0MnPwwWYdWhy do we live in a Universe with essentially no antimatter? https://t.co/IGHJRfChce @Jonathon_Shafi Hi Jonathon, did you receive my last email? Let me know if everything is okay, thanks."The same stigma that surrounds revealing a pregnancy “too early” also stops a lot of people who are going through… https://t.co/EVYfMhJJV6
7/8
2020
@MathewJLyons I'm so sorry Mathew, corrected now https://t.co/1whoh0WFIPLayli Foroudi takes us through the streets of Algiers, as uprisings reignite the spark of revolution https://t.co/T8HpdDPRPv"A hyperawareness of death is often a symptom of disease outbreaks." https://t.co/mbRMsIaJzT"To the birds, we are just another natural phenomenon." @MathewJLyons reviews a nature book with a brilliantly orig… https://t.co/LNXdLHecPc
7/7
2020
Do you know how to spot Holocaust kitsch? https://t.co/zq7LQrmONILike most print publications, New Humanist has suffered from shops closing during the lockdown. Please consider sub… https://t.co/vdu91rpYOLSubscribe to New Humanist today. You'll get beautiful, thought-provoking magazines delivered to your door, from jus… https://t.co/auX9FvvDRQA brilliantly original book looks at human history from the point of view of birds. https://t.co/1whoh0WFIPGlad to see people re-sharing @jdpoulter's excellent piece on the online culture wars https://t.co/GeK6g3h4PW"In Hurston’s prose, humour, idiom and lyricism are the 'crooked stick' used to explore the complexity of black Ame… https://t.co/dfHNB5StjN
7/6
2020
Finally, the challenges of infertility are being accurately portrayed on screen https://t.co/NemcH50n8k #IVF #infertility #TTC"As ever with Craig Brown’s writing in any field, One Two Three Four is also very funny." https://t.co/SFPOiz7LWs
7/5
2020
Who are the spitterati? https://t.co/Vc9be920oAIn search of intelligent reading material in these turbulent times? Subscriptions to New Humanist start at just £10… https://t.co/hlciPKunjGA 22-year-old man named Isaac Newton is isolating at his family farm... https://t.co/if34OhJv4Y
7/4
2020
"The physical presence of statues can bring about particularly intense, but not always conciliatory, reckonings wit… https://t.co/OrYdS5ZpYRThis is a time to protect rationality, logic and independent thinking. Subscribe or donate to the Rationalist Assoc… https://t.co/YqBk6bL1h1Great article: ‘Oh Death, thou comest when I had thee least in mind”. Death Cafés want to relegate that surprise to… https://t.co/DQShoOJDBP
Retweeted by New Humanist"Perhaps it would be enough to simply drape a garland of miniature skulls around her neck..." Vron Ware on London's… https://t.co/fX7kWcDFqm
7/3
2020
Audrey Simmons, a key member of the Association of Black Humanists, calls for more grassroots organising within the… https://t.co/5la7xUsetNAn illuminating reflection on accepting death and the global rise of the @DeathCafe by J.R. Patterson https://t.co/mbRMsIaJzT"It is rare to see a foreign newspaper refer to the Hirak as a revolution, though the Algerians participating descr… https://t.co/5ALW77GIgVWhile Scotland's new bill abolishes blasphemy, could it chill free speech about religion? The @NatSecSoc podcast di… https://t.co/1aNx2nzdKJThe realities of infertility are finally being portrayed on screen and @c_crampton is celebrating https://t.co/NemcH4ILJK
7/2
2020
Amartya Sen's concept of "social choice" is newly useful during the pandemic https://t.co/MoqNjie27W @AmartyaSen_EconContemporary identity politics is a “neutralisation of movements against racial oppression” says Asad Haider https://t.co/vhg485ysBmAnd as Debbie Harry celebrates her 75th birthday, what better moment to reflect on the punk born Elder Stateswomen… https://t.co/7vjUKIyEsT
Retweeted by New HumanistCan the Stoic approach aid us in these challenging times? https://t.co/DvlL6nJ8Rg"A critical examination of harmful beliefs and practices is an intellectual duty to Africa and the world." https://t.co/H2bM86e3yt
7/1
2020
Mass street protests have rocked Algiers since early 2019 https://t.co/T8HpdDPRPv"Old myths deeply undermine the way we perceive reproductive technology." techniqueshttps://newhumanist.org.uk/articles/5628/modified-humansHow do we choose which women to commemorate? Vron Ware on London's suffragist statue raises important questions… https://t.co/viWB5p37WDIt's the LAST DAY for our introductory offer. Try New Humanist for only £1, a ridiculous bargain https://t.co/DTUFtnbmA2
6/30
2020
Is it possible to create living 'concrete' made from bacteria? https://t.co/ED44nrMTEeOur INTRODUCTORY OFFER runs out on Wednesday. Get the Summer and Autumn issues for £1 only now! ✨✨ https://t.co/MwmwYCcgpfLayli Foroudi reports on the mass protests in Algeria and their harking back to the war for independence https://t.co/T8HpdDPRPv @laylimayInteresting stuff. Profit from selling your genetic data tomorrow as well as selling test kits to you today? Who ow… https://t.co/IwQBhh77oG
Retweeted by New HumanistAngela Saini's new book shows how the far-right are attempting to repackage racism today https://t.co/qTU5YPkEdJ"Whatever the economics of gene therapies, the goal of eliminating these horrific diseases must override finance." https://t.co/KIEYMHFGXH
6/29
2020
The last five years have seen rapid progress in gene therapy https://t.co/KIEYMHo5z7A new book makes the case that women are genetically superior https://t.co/HhXI9zeRoQ
6/28
2020
We exist because of an imbalance between particles and anti-particles https://t.co/RVuC0A8b0TIs it possible to inherit trauma? https://t.co/ynUkwDe2JGSeeking thought-provoking reading? Try the Summer and Autumn New Humanist issues for only £1 in our LOCKDOWN DEAL https://t.co/MwmwYCtRNP
6/27
2020
The curious rise and fall of 23andMe, by Giovanni Tiso https://t.co/Vc9be920oA✨ ✨ Try New Humanist for only £1. Only 5 days left! ✨✨ https://t.co/DTUFtnsXrAHere's my review of Craig Brown's new Beatles book for @NewHumanist. https://t.co/RWoJZh4SLr
Retweeted by New HumanistAs @andrew_mueller discovers, the Beatles story still has the power to astonish https://t.co/SFPOizpmO0Ten per cent of adults have chronic insomnia, a huge number https://t.co/9yubDzs8Ur
6/26
2020
Yes, we need another book about the Beatles – as long as it's by the brilliant critic and satirist Craig Brown https://t.co/SFPOiz7LWsHow do we confront the overrepresentation of black people in the psychiatric system? mhttps://newhumanist.org.uk/arhttps://t.co/wNOMf8DbtsAudrey Simmons of the Association of Black Humanists on the challenges of leaving the black church and addressing t… https://t.co/yK7L3SMtcN"I should warn you that I may be unrecognisable." Laurie Taylor on his lockdown transformations https://t.co/Su7kn0w5Ut
6/25
2020
Sarah Jilani takes a long look at the sensitive business of commemoration https://t.co/w5kpg7uvn6Just a week left to sign up for this deal! https://t.co/zM9BWkWfDz
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6/24
2020
Quick! Our £1 introductory offer runs out at the end of the month. Get the Summer and Autumn issue now https://t.co/MwmwYCtRNPFascinating interview with Audrey Simmons of @abhumanists, reflecting on the joys of being a humanist celebrant; wh… https://t.co/V0yEbadlY8
Retweeted by New HumanistAn organiser with the Association of Black Humanists speaks out on the particular challenges of being a black apos… https://t.co/190lspWC1AYou can watch the Humanist National Memorial Ceremony on YouTube if you missed the broadcast today. It's a beautifu… https://t.co/yp5Ph6egA7A new book explores the big question: what happens to our brains at night? https://t.co/9yubDzs8UrIs the "alternative education network" Tvind, still active today, a radical experiment or a cult? https://t.co/jOsmiArOS7
6/23
2020
How did mindfulness become the 21st century spirituality?https://t.co/iXMbwbx8GnIs this summer the time to try Cal Newport's "digital minimalism" approach? https://t.co/NIoGOBrV5AShe was described by Toni Morrison as “one of the greatest writers of our time”. https://t.co/2MsvMwBKIl"The pandemic also presents an opening to correct misinformation, especially relating to occult, magical or witchcr… https://t.co/VPmyAEKjud
6/22
2020
A new generation in Malaysia is demanding change https://t.co/yLitLYAqEgWHAT MAKES US WHO WE ARE? In the Summer 2020 Issue: designer babies, the DNA data grab, the controversial theory of… https://t.co/5FKrYrTuTg
6/21
2020
The great Michael Rosen contemplates the loaded word "leader" https://t.co/eUbSv5Ev2uWhy are black people overrepresented in the psychiatric system? https://t.co/ynUkwDvDBe"The unsophisticated Holocaust melodrama has become a subgenre unto itself" https://t.co/zq7LQrmONI
6/20
2020
A new collection of stories by Zora Neale Hurston is "profoundly full of poetry, comedy and struggle" says… https://t.co/xsk65DGOdW"Many Western NGOs, trying to avoid being labelled racist or neo-colonialist, have resolved not to designate witch… https://t.co/KvxZTrBhMsWHAT MAKES US WHO WE ARE? In the Summer 2020 Issue: designer babies, the DNA data grab, the controversial theory of… https://t.co/0989JOfvoJDid the earliest modern birds walk alongside dinosaurs? https://t.co/4muc0Ul0JS
6/19
2020
As India debates whether to let the Hindu festival Rath Yatra go ahead, Muslim communities are still being scapegoa… https://t.co/gD4BwttYvqQuick! Our £1 introductory offer runs out at the end of the month. Get the Summer and Autumn issue now https://t.co/MwmwYCtRNPHumanist leader Mubarak Bala has been charged over claims he 'insulted religion', according to the Nigerian authori… https://t.co/9ZaWPS2CgN"Du Bois hoped data visualisation could swim against strong currents of racist thinking, which had been empowered b… https://t.co/3VQTRGqsvlIt took too long to recognise Zora Neale Hurston as a literary icon https://t.co/2MsvMwBKIl
6/18
2020
Looking for intelligent reading in these turbulent times? Try New Humanist with our £1 introductory offer https://t.co/MXiTTesgH9In a world dominated by religious dogma, Newton had the courage to bring the Heavens down to Earth https://t.co/if34OhrTGo“If we are frightened, what is it we are afraid of?” – Cal Flyn on advances in gene-editing technology https://t.co/OExEq5QMPb"Atheists now outnumber theists in the UK and atheist individuals and cultures are as diverse as religious ones, wh… https://t.co/O6TmqdHJ4h
6/17
2020
What goes on when someone changes their mind? @TheRealEGS investigates https://t.co/kZP7cBBGwWQuick! Our £1 introductory offer runs out at the end of the month https://t.co/DTUFtnsXrA"How something is remembered depends on the conditions and power relations in a given place." https://t.co/w5kpg7cTYw"Srećko Horvat presents himself as a preacher of the New Left." https://t.co/GzMoX6s8CL
6/16
2020
Here's how an African-American sociologist used data to fight back against fin de siècle racism https://t.co/ub7tFDN3PtA new book explores humanity's relationship with travel https://t.co/AG1R9EiEmxThe miraculous story of Isaac Newton's 'lockdown' discovery https://t.co/if34OhJv4YThank you, Jon! https://t.co/pKk5fzAI2SJames Robins' scathing attack on Jojo Rabbit places it in the genre of "Holocaust kitsch" https://t.co/zq7LQrEqci
6/15
2020
How do we commemorate historical injustices? https://t.co/w5kpg7uvn6
6/14
2020

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