D G (Van) Van Curen http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/member/d/5/9/0/member_169734672.jpeg

Organizer

Humanists of Idaho http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/4/5/7/6/global_18617782.jpeg 20101010
Boise, ID 83709
President of HOI

Location:

Boise, IDUSA 83709

Organizer since:

October 9, 2010

Introduction

I was Vice President of HOI for 5 years, became President in May of 2010, and have been a Humanist Celebrant since 2006. In 2008 I published a book called "Dissecting A Bible: A Critical Analysis of the Holy Scriptures (Gateway Press).

Why do you think Humanism is important to to the future of the Human species?

Because the focus of the phlosophy is on the real world and the human realm. Real answers come from scientific efforts and studies of real world events and actions.

What aspect of culture or politics would you most like to see Humanism involved in? Which the least

Education - especially the sciences - and protections for minority groups would top the political list. Humanism should avoid rigid party platforms and unbending ideologies.

What D G (Van) Van Curen is saying about this Meetup Group

Gaining steam.

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  • Gabriel Gutierrez

    Thank you Doug, sounds great!

    Feb 14, 2014 2:13 PM
  • Gaea

    Thank you, Doug. Looking forward to attending a meetup event soon.

    Jan 12, 2014 11:42 PM
  • danster kinikini

    absolutely looking forward to it.

    Nov 04, 2013 11:19 AM
  • Virginia Hemingway

    Thanks for the welcome. I am very busy hosting events right now (BSU football @ the Boise Hotel) and a play tomorrow. But hope to get to meet you and the other members soon.

    Oct 31, 2013 12:23 PM
  • Jef Torp

    Doug, thanks for the welcome. Sorry i wasn't able to join the picnic; this weekend was booked.

    Sep 21, 2013 3:41 PM
  • Kathleen Mongeon

    Thank you Doug! How kind....I shall look forward to your December Party!
    Kathleen :)

    Sep 17, 2013 2:13 AM
  • Tina

    Thank you. My daughter and I are looking forward to it.

    Jun 15, 2013 5:03 PM
  • Erika

    Thank you for the welcome!

    Mar 04, 2013 11:56 PM
  • Heidi Zschach

    Hi Doug, thanks for the welcome to Humanists of Idaho and the info. I'm really looking forward to hanging out with fellow Humanists. Yeah!!

    Jan 10, 2013 9:09 PM
  • Phil

    Thanks, I look forward to it.

    Jun 16, 2011 11:35 AM
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