“Humanism is a rational philosophy informed by science, guided by reason, inspired by art and motivated by compassion. Affirming the dignity of each human being, it supports liberty and opportunity consonant with social and planetary responsibility. Free of theism and other supernatural beliefs, humanism derives … read more.
Category: Humanist Corner
HUMANIST CORNER February 2019
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”
“If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you try to hold onto. If you are not afraid of dying, there … read more.
HUMANIST CORNER January 2019
“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Albert Einstein
“Those who cannot remember the … read more.
“The extremists are afraid of books and pens, the power of education frightens them, they are afraid of women.” Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate.
”A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she … read more.
HUMANIST CORNER November 2018
“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions…but before I can … read more.
“Pit race against race, religion against religion, prejudice against prejudice. Divide and conquer! We must never let that happen here.” Eleanor Roosevelt
“I wish I could say that racism and prejudice were only distant memories. We must dissent … read more.
HUMANIST CORNER September 2018
“Consider that nirvana is itself no other than everyday life.” Dogen, Japanese Zen Master
“The say love God for it is the greatest virtue. I say, love humans, for there is no greater religion than the love of humanity.” … read more.
HUMANIST CORNER August 2018
“The world as have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” Albert Einstein
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if … read more.
HUMANIST CORNER – July 2018
“Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state has become lawless and corrupt. And a citizen who barters with such a state shares in its corruption and lawlessness.” Mahatma Gandhi
“First they came for the Socialists, and I … read more.
HUMANIST CORNER June 2018
“What I’m asking you to entertain is that there is nothing we need to believe on insufficient evidence in order to have deeply ethical and spiritual lives.” Sam Harris
“There is no justice in the laws of nature, no term for fairness … read more.