HumanistsMN members are organizing to bring a refugee family to the Twin Cities from Odessa in collaboration with Alight (formerly the American Refugee Committee). To help them get established here, our sponsor team needs to raise $15,000. Please help!
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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.
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.
Humanist Community Gathering
3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21
This month HumanistsMN welcomes Kate Cohen to our Community Gathering. She is a Washington Post contributing columnist and author of the forthcoming book We of Little Faith: Why I Stopped Pretending to Believe (and Maybe You Should Too).
Even though a growing number of Americans don’t believe in a god, many remain reluctant to say so out loud. Kate will discuss why it is both rewarding for nonbelievers to announce themselves and crucial to our country’s future as we fight the growing power of the Christian right.
In We of Little Faith, she describes the joys and challenges of her own decision to fully embrace atheism and investigates religion’s appeal to explain the ways we can thrive without it. She urges other nonbelievers to speak up to help change the American cultural conversation.
Other upcoming events
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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.
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The State Capitol was abuzz on May 3 as more than 70 advocates for secular government gathered to commemorate the National Day of Reason. HumanistsMN joined hands with First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis and Or Emet – the Minnesota Congregation for Humanistic Judaism to sponsor a breakfast with legislators to affirm that policy should be…
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