American Humanist Association AHA

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  • 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: … (full text and links).

What /Overview; Local; Actions: Education; Conferences; Feminist Caucus; Publications;
More Websites: Bioethics; R. Tremblay’s Blog; Humanist Soc; Charities; Legal Center;
Address: American Humanist Association, 1777 T Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009-7125, USA;
Contacts and Staff.

About: For more than half a century, the American Humanist Association has stood as the singular voice of humanism in the United States. 

We strive to bring about a progressive society where being “good without god” is an accepted way to live life. We are accomplishing this through our defense of civil liberties and secular governance, by our outreach to the growing number of people without religious belief or preference, and through a continued refinement and advancement of the humanist worldview .

Bordered on one side by the transcendental views of traditional religions and mythologies and on the other by atheism and secularism, the values we hold are grounded in the philosophy of the Enlightenment, informed by scientific knowledge, and driven by a desire to meet the needs of people in the here and now.

We count humanists and other nontheists as the core of our movement but are always willing to work with friends and allies on issues of common concern.  The positions we hold and the actions we take are not simply for our own benefit, but for the betterment of all of society.

The Organization: … (full text and links).

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