11 Principles of Humanist Ethics

11 Principles of Humanist Ethics

A statement by the great Humanist Corliss Lamont on the main principles of the Humanist philosophy.

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Taken from his essay: The Affirmative Ethics of Humanism – http://www.corliss-lamont.org/ethics.htm

There is much that can be said about Humanist ethics. But here are eleven main and succinct points proposed for your consideration.

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Atheism isn’t enough

Why Atheism isn’t Enough

Humanism rejects all forms of supernaturalism.  Here’s Why

.The price of rejecting reality is high

With all due respect to Stephen Law, who in a recent article argued that naturalism should not be a pre-requisite for Humanism and that atheism was sufficient. http://stephenlaw.blogspot.com/2014/09/secular-humanism-dont-define-it-as.html  I disagree. Law made this argument apparently because there are lots of people who don’t reject supernaturalism but who are atheists and these people should feel welcome under the Humanist tent.  I disagree.

And it’s not because I’m a strident atheist.  It’s just that rejection of theism isn’t enough.  There is a reason why most Humanists reject all forms of supernaturalism.

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Happiness and Wellbeing at Work

Happiness and Wellbeing at Work

Why Humanist managers are concerned with happiness and wellbeing in the workplace.

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The Humanist Management Network along with the Centre for Research in Employment, Skills & Society (CRESS) at Kingston Business School, UK held a conference recently on Happiness and Wellbeing at work.

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