"I add my breath to your breath that our days may be long on the earth, that the days of our people may be long, that we shall be as one person, that we may finish our road together"
Laguna Pueblo prayer
“There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy”
Mark Twain 1905
“Men and women who are on earth, you are our creators, we beseech you; if you are ready to love and be loved, invite us to this Earth of the thousand wonders. And we will be born to love and be loved”
Humanism is a positive philosophy, with an ethical view of life based on a concern for humanity, valuing compassion, equality and reason.
It is for people who base their understanding on the evidence of the natural world and its evolution, with a belief that people have a capacity to shape their own lives and positively influence the lives of others.