Please note: There was NOT a November issue of this newsletter published Got Polio? This piece was published in the Salt Lake Tribune Letters to the Editor section on December 3, 2020. On May 8, 1980, the World Health Assembly …

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Joyce Barnes1930 ~ 2020 Joyce Barnes was a longtime member of Humanists of Utah who served on the Board of Directors for several years. Joyce grew up in Colorado. On graduation from high school, she went to the University of …

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President’s Report Empathy evolved over millions of years in animals and eventually humans as a form of parental care to provide the best care to the young to increase odds of survival. By providing feedback, babies encouraged mothers and tribes …

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Why is Violent Racism Still a Surprise? “That’s not a chip on my shoulder, that’s your foot on my neck.” —Malcolm X It is difficult to imagine someone more privileged than I am. Male, white, American, college educated, baby boomer, …

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President’s Report Hello, humanists! These are strange times indeed and I hope that you are making the best of this new reality. I wanted to share a few thoughts on crisis perception in a historical context. Historically, mass pandemics have …

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