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

NEW! Local Group Discussions on Humanism

American Humanist Association

Portland, Maine, newspaper editorial supports student leaders who want to inform...

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What are the top three religions in your state?

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In his latest Huffington Post article, Roy Speckhardt discusses the dangers of p...

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Why are more and more young women identifying less with religion?

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Where do the 25 most populous countries stand in terms of their religious restri...

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We're happy to welcome a new chapter, Humanists of Linn County, to the American...

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The Humanist Press is proud to announce the release of its latest book, Belief a...

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Clay Farris Naff sat down with Ryan Bell, the former senior pastor at the Hollyw...

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The American Humanist Association expresses shock and sorrow over another atheis...

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Do you ever feel pressured to participate in religious practices simply because...

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Did Jesus have long hair? Nah. Was he nailed to a cross? Most likely not. The b...

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Check out the latest trends in Religious Restrictions and Hostilities from the P...

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Well, this is cool! What if US dollar notes were redesigned to honor science, ra...

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Another great step for humanism! Greg Epstein, Humanist Chaplain at Harvard, has...

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A few days ago, the AHA sent letters to newly elected members of Congress, askin...

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According to Larry King, "I don't believe that I'm going anywhere. I'm not relig...

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AHA's Merrill Miller reviews the new documentary "She's Beautiful When She's Ang...

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Time for another humanist question. Why do humanists/atheists still spell god wi...

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The American Humanist Association has sent letters to newly elected members of C...

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Would you go to Mars knowing you would not return?

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BREAKING NEWS!! ATHEIST comedian is running for California state senate!!

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