MIT announced the hiring of Epstein on April 24 as its first humanist chaplain

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Interesting read. Thanks for sharing. The ‘Humanist’ conversation is compelling. I’m increasingly becoming convinced that Spiritualism as opposed to the modern religion as we know it is critical to the evolution of us humans towards being better citizens of the universe.

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> On 29 Apr 2018, at 10:34 PM, Mwanah Cephas Okoth via kictanet <kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
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>> On Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 8:02 PM, WANGARI KABIRU via kictanet <kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>> “….But Epstein thinks that providing the next Zuckerbergs with resources to discuss ethics and morals at the educational stage could be even more impactful; a proactive, rather than reactive, way to ensure a thought-through change for the better with technology..”
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>> Humanist Hub Director to Serve Tech Leaders of Tomorrow
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>> Humanist Hub Director to Serve Tech Leaders of Tomorrow
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>> “…..”Our next generation of leaders are creating unprecedented technology impacting billions of lives. They also have a radically different relationship with traditional religion than previous generations, so we need to change the way we educate them about ethics and moral values in science, technology and business,” said Epstein. “The Humanist Hub is committed to building positive beliefs in community, justice and pluralism for the atheist and agnostic students we serve – and for everyone.” Epstein will serve as the first Humanist Chaplain of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), joining the Institute’s Office of Religious Life to officially serve a growing humanist constituency. Epstein will support his fellow chaplains in working together for the well-being of the entire campus…..”
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>> “….With the help of Epstein, MIT, one of the pre-eminent technology-oriented schools in the world, is introducing its own change into how the future creators of world-shifting inventions approach the idea of disruption, to make it more wholistic, and thoughtful. MIT announced the hiring of Epstein on April 24 as its first humanist chaplain. A humanist chaplain is a position in the university’s office of religious life who serves as a resource for secular ethics and philosophy. The secular aspect is important; Epstein said that 40 to 50 percent of students identify as either atheist, agnostic, or non-religious. With this new position, Epstein and MIT want to bring resources and a discussion space to campus for students to think about the ethical and moral dimensions of how they might change the world with their technological innovations…. But Epstein thinks that providing the next Zuckerbergs with resources to discuss ethics and morals at the educational stage could be even more impactful; a proactive, rather than reactive, way to ensure a thought-through change for the better with technology…..”
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