Our Mission

Our Mission

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.


Our Purposes

  • Educate the public on humanist and naturalist worldviews
  • Promote the use of the democratic process, scientific inquiry, critical thinking and moral reasoning to support a secular society
  • Advocate for the separation of church and state
  • Champion human rights, global ethics and planetary sustainability
  • Cultivate personal growth, humanist values and ethical decision-making
  • Create and sustain a caring humanist community

Our Values

  • beauty and the arts
  • commitment to the greater good
  • community service
  • compassion
  • cooperation
  • creativity
  • critical thinking
  • curiosity
  • democracy
  • diversity
  • empiricism
  • environmentalism
  • equity
  • free inquiry
  • human dignity
  • human well-being
  • inclusion
  • life-long learning
  • open-mindedness
  • personal responsibility
  • reason
  • respect
  • scientific inquiry
  • secularism
  • separation of church and state

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