The Susquehanna Valley Ethucal Society is an affiliate of the American Humanist Association (AHA).
The AHA provides a great set of resources about humanism.
The Ten Commitments represents our shared humanistic values and principles that promote a democratic world in which every individual’s worth and dignity is respected, nurtured, and supported, and where human freedom and ethical responsibility are natural aspirations for everyone.
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The Ten Commitments of Living Humanist Values
Altruism: I will help others in need without hoping for rewards. Critical Thinking: I will practice good judgment by asking questions and thinking for myself.
Empathy: I will consider other people’s thoughts, feelings, and experiences.
Environmentalism: I will take care of the Earth and the life on it.
Ethical Development: I will always focus on becoming a better person.
Global Awareness: I will be a good neighbor to the people who share the Earth with me and help make the world a better place for everyone.
Humility: I will be aware of my strengths and weaknesses, and appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of others.
Peace and Social Justice: I will help people solve problems and handle disagreements in ways that are fair for everyone.
Responsibility: I will be a good person—even when no one is looking—and own the consequences of my actions.
Service and Participation: I will help my community in ways that let me get to know the people I’m helping
Are You a Humanist?
Find out more about the rational, ethical worldview that is humanism.