What Is Humanism

Exploring the Idea of Humanism

Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism and other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.

Whether you're doing research, exploring a personal philosophy, or are simply curious about humanism, the resources here are a great place to start:

Explanations of Humanism

Humanist Essays

Living the Humanist Life

Humanism and Traditional Religion

The History of Humanism

Philosophical Questions

Ideas for Advancing Humanism

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American Humanist Association

This week's Humanist Hour Podcast features George Eighmey on Death with Dignity.

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WOW! These numbers are wonderful! Thanks for all of the support everyone!

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AHA Victory in Texas! Schools agree to stop making religious announcements.

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Jason Heap reviews the new British comedy, Pride! Have you seen this film? Tell...

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Gore Vidal’s former assistant, Fabian Bouthillette, has written Part I of his me...

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The Nov/Dec issue of The Humanist is out now, featuring some great interviews wi...

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Amy Poehler is creating a show about an agnostic woman who inherits a church. An...

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Please welcome the newest addition to the American Humanist Association staff, P...

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Woo Hoo! 32 states down, plus DC!

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Lots of great early feedback for Fighting Back the Right, the forthcoming new bo...

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Happy Friday! Weekends Rock! http://www.jesusandmo.net/2014/10/15/iron2/

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How do you explain death to a child, or anyone, without religious influence?

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Happy Birthday to Mae Jemison! In 1992, Jemison became the first African America...

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Yesterday was Bring Your Bible to School Day. Tell us how you feel about this.

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Throwback Thursday! Can you name this past AHA Humanist of the Year?

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During our 2014 annual conference, Clay Farris Naff had the pleasure of sitting...

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