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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

  • Habits of Humanism: Mindful Living

    July 2, 2022 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Habits of Humanism: Mindful LivingMindfulness means being fully present and self-aware in the moment. Join with fellow humanists to practice the habit of mindfulness. To train our minds to experience life fully on a daily basis and to express our values more consistently. Each month we will explore a different aspect of mindfulness and…


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

  • Winning the Lottery

    Winning the Lottery

    There is a genre of fiction called “alternate history” (sometimes referred to as “alternative history”). You no doubt have either read a novel or watched a movie or television program based on an alternate history of events. Some of these books or programs are very good, some not. But they all challenge us to see the world as it might have been had someone made a different choice, or had chance intervened to change the trajectory of human events. As I have aged and looked back on my own life, I have often marveled at how things could have been so different had I made just one different choice.

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