Author Archives: David Orenstein

About David Orenstein

Dr. David Orenstein serves as the American Humanist Association’s representative to the United Nations through the DPI/NGO program. Dr. Orenstein is a full professor and Deputy Chairperson within the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Medgar Evers College (CUNY). He is a national and international speaker on issues related to the freethought movement. As an anthropologist and scholar, his current writings focus on the history of evolutionary science as well as producing ethnography related to the role Humanist and non-theistic communities in the U.S. and around the globe play in civil and human rights activism. As an ordained Humanist clergy and human rights activist, he is published in academic journals and is an ongoing contributor to print and online magazines.

Human Empathy as a Primary Source for Peace and Justice

There is substantial documented evidence to support the idea that we indeed can be better than what our past dogma or trends towards fascism tells us.

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