Talk:HumanLight

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Notability[edit]

I removed the Notability warning, as I found a reference to HumanLight in the New York Times, which I added to the sources cited. I am sure there are other reputable third party references to this holiday, but it seemed to me that the New York Times should be sufficient. --Pordaria (talk) 02:04, 25 November 2007 (UTC)

I found the Notability warning in place again and removed it. Here are a couple more references: CNN NPR Joel Justiss (talk) 13:56, 16 February 2009 (UTC)

Suggested Rituals?[edit]

How about a section on suggested rituals? I have a yearly ritual of watching Monty Python's The Life of Brian on December 24th in celebration of Christmas. I could move that to the 23rd. The purpose, of course, is to remind me of the true meaning and origins of Christmas.

Other Issues[edit]

Much of the content added by 67.85.213.9 was cut-and-pasted word for word from the HumanLight homepage. Specifically, the following content:

In Western societies, late December is a season of good cheer and a time for gatherings of friends and families. During the winter holiday season, where the word "holiday" has taken on a more secular meaning, many events are observed. This tradition of celebrations, however, is grounded in supernatural religious beliefs that many people in modern society cannot accept. HumanLight presents an alternative reason to celebrate: a Humanist's vision of a good future. It is a future in which all people can identify with each other, behave with the highest moral standards, and work together toward a happy, just and peaceful world.

This seems an evident violation of Wikipedia content rules, and so I have deleted the content.

--68.255.242.167 16:57, 1 Dec 2004 (UTC)




I attempted to recast the copyrighted material into a properly paraphrased form. It's a start!

So, how long does an entry need to be before the "stub" line gets removed?

--158.80.1.6 00:49, 7 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Humanlight-logo.jpg[edit]

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