Understanding Humanism

Humanist Perspectives

Animal welfare

How can evidence and empathy inform decisions about animal welfare? What do humanists think about eating meat?

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Humanists UK’s animal welfare campaign page

Dialogue

Why might a humanist be motivated to engage in dialogue with religious people? What areas of common ground can be found?

Interview with Humanists UK’s Dialogue Officer Jeremy Rodell

Environmental Issues

Why might humanists care about the environment? Is the natural world only important because of its use to human beings?

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Organ donation

What do humanists think about donating our organs after we die?

Jamie Theakston provides a humanist perspective on the new organ donation laws

War and peace

Do humanists think war can ever be justified? Why might a humanist join the armed forces? Are there any ‘atheists in foxholes’?

In this short film humanists from Defence Humanists answer some of the above questions.

More coming soon!

Humanist perspectives on their way on war and peace, crime and punishment, prejudice and discrimination, and families and relationships.

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