What is Humanism?

Humanism is the common-sense idea that humans are alone responsible for creating their own future and that the processes by which we make that future should be predicated on our best understanding of human values and needs in our various environments. More generally it includes the understanding that all life has rights commensurate with it’s ability to cogitate on it’s own state and hence suffer.As such, humanists are likely reject any “moral code” that lacks an evidential basis and puts the above considerations secondary to ideas not based on a naturalistic understanding of the universe. Humanists make sense of the world using reason, experience and shared human values. We take responsibility for our actions and base our ethics on the goals of human welfare, happiness and fulfillment.
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Who are HumanistSA?

The Humanist Society of South Australia is an Incorporated Non-Profit association of non-religious people who seek a rational constructive approach to all human affairs. It offers a positive alternative to religions and dogmatic creeds. It acts to defend freedom of opinion and the expression of that opinion as well as every other civil liberty of the individual.
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