We are a group committed to promoting a positive identity for nonbelievers, focused on reason, empathy, and leading an ethical life. We organize different kinds of events in and around San Francisco, and we hope to see you at one of them.
- Humanism: Principles and History (Online)This event is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Humanists and Non-Theists Humanism is a philosophy or way of live embraced by millions of people around the world, even if some do not attach this label to their worldview. In this presentation, Jim Barnett will review the history of humankind’s efforts to understand the best way to live ethical and happy lives and to understand the natural world around them without relying on supernatural beings. He will discuss the principles commonly held by most humanists in the contemporary world. Jim is a graduate of the Humanists Institute and an organizer of… Read more »
- Humanist Book Group: The DispossessedJoin us on video chat as we discuss "The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia" by Ursula K. Le Guin. Newcomers are always welcome, as are new book suggestions. I will attach the video chat link to this meetup so that it will be visible to RSVP'd members on the day of the event. IMPORTANT: Please make sure to add any +1s, and to change your RSVP early if you can't make it so that folks on the waitlist can join. We will be selecting the next book from those presented at this meeting through a voting process. If you'd like to… Read more »
- Humanist Global Charity (online)Humanist Global Charity (HGC) is a SF East Bay nonprofit that has been helping impoverished humanists around the world since 2013. HGC built the 'world's first atheist orphanage' in Uganda in 2015, and it set up the 'world's first Safe House for Ex-Muslims' in Nigeria in 2019. Its annual budget is around $100,000 and it's done projects in 48 nations, primarily Sub Saharan Africa. At the present time, it primarily offers $300 in start-up funds to humanist entrepreneurs. 2021 will be an exciting move for HGC because it is focusing its new activities in India (slums of Mumbai) and Nepal… Read more »
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