Lloyd L. Morain (1917-2010)
"Back through the centuries whenever people have enjoyed keenly the sights and sounds and other sensations of the world about them, and enjoyed these for what they were--not because they stood for something else--they were experiencing life humanistically"--Lloyd Morain in Humanism as the Next Step, 1954.
When explaining why, as editor of the Humanist, he had created the Humanist Essay Contest, Lloyd Morain would tell the story of how he grew up poor, raised in a shack in Northern California. But one day he entered an essay contest, was later declared the first-place winner, and through that received a university scholarship that not only gave him the education he longed for, …
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Publication information: Article title: Lloyd L. Morain (1917-2010). Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: The Humanist. Volume: 70. Issue: 5 Publication date: September-October 2010. Page number: Not available. © 1999 American Humanist Association. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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