All Blog Posts Tagged 'Humanist' (3)

UK Government stops funding of Creationist schools

It is beyond my ken that anyone can seriously argue that there is a modern scientific basis to the bible or any of the other religious texts that are at least hundreds of years old.  I can appreciate those tomes as sources for social history, as guides to anthropological development or steps to a modern moral framework.

Although I have no faith I can grasp that the religious can cherry-pick stories for as virtuous examples or they can treat the texts as allegorical.  They can even try…

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Added by Peter Whiteley on January 14, 2012 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Atheism & Rational Belief

   I consider myself a Humanist. Atheism makes reference to what I lack belief in while Humanism makes reference to what I do believe. As a Humanist I believe in that which is beneficial to the quality of life of humans.

I’m somewhat new to Think Atheist and would like to know:

 

As an atheist, what are the things that you do believe in?

Added by AKICKTOTHEEYE on July 11, 2011 at 11:45pm — 2 Comments

We Are Secular Humanists

According to secular humanists, human values should comprise the commitment to improve universal well-being. Ethical principles should be assessed by their effects on people, not by how well they conform to preconceived ideas of right and wrong.



Secular humanists reject that values and ethics are imposed from any deity. In that it echoes simple atheism. Secular humanism goes further challenging humans to develop their own values, and maintains that through a process of value inquiry,… Continue

Added by Monica McGee (Monicks) on July 25, 2010 at 11:23am — 1 Comment

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