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Who We Are

HumanistsMN is a secular community that promotes ethical living, widespread human flourishing, and a healthy planet through its commitment to science, reason, compassion, and creativity.

About Humanism

Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism or other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good.

Featured Event

  • COMMUNITY GATHERING 100% Clean Electricity by 2040: How Do We Get There?

    April 15, 2023 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    COMMUNITY GATHERING 100% Clean Electricity by 2040: How Do We Get There?This month HumanistsMN welcomes J. Drake Hamilton of Fresh Energy, as our guest speaker. All are welcome! Childcare is available upon request at editor@humanistsmn.org by Tuesday, April 11. Come learn about the next big steps to electrify Minnesota and how you can help! Hamilton will describe Fresh Energy’s work for…
  • Activism

    Our members advocate for policies that reflect humanist values, including those that promote justice and a healthy planet. We protest (as necessary), communicate with political leaders and the public, and directly help people in need.


    Community is the core of our work and events. Whether we’re learning together, helping each other, or socializing, HMN members and friends know how to have fun while making a positive contribution to the one world we all live in.

    Featured article

    • Avoiding Meat: Just a Short Journey from Humanism

      Avoiding Meat: Just a Short Journey from Humanism

      It is no surprise to me that many humanists are vegetarians. Preserving the lives of animals feels like a natural byproduct of a worldview that values compassion and ethics. Even outside of humanism, avoiding meat is becoming increasingly common. According to studies done by the sustainable lifestyle app abillion, “In the past two years, we’ve…seen the growing prominence of flexitarians, pescatarians and omnivores in the plant-based market. These consumer groups are called reducetarians. In simple terms, they are people who actively reduce their intake of meat and animal-based products, but do not completely give up meat or dairy.”

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