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Dignity Quotes

The idea of dignity is crucial to ethics and to humanism. Here are some quotes I’ve collected on dignity: Quotes …

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Walking Away

On sticking it out vs. walking away when times get tough: some musings from experiences recently in several different organizations I’m part of.

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Make a Difference

Some new quotes are up! Topic this time: making a difference. Your impact on the world matters. Making a Difference …

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Renewal, Repentance, and Repair

A humanist looks at repentance and repair. The new year is a time for soul-searching – even if you don’t believe in the soul as some kind of separate entity, we can understand that word and idea in terms of our inner best self – a metaphor like heart and mind for quality of existence.

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Beloved Community

When I’m despairing of how our groups or wider culture fail to live up to our own values, I find it worthwhile to get back to: what is our vision for how we DO want to live?

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Social Media Policy

Not having a social media policy in your community can lead to uncomfortable, sometimes harmful, conflicts. I was asked recently …

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Immunity to Change

Learn more about this webinar (Sept-Oct 2023) for members and leadership in Ethical Culture, UU, and humanist groups. Register early!

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Making Decisions in a Community

Are you a community or a club? A community or a dictatorship? How your group makes decisions shapes how people experience your community. Decision-making is about relationships!

Circles of Humanity

Being human together: a guide for community-building circles, especially in humanistic and progressive religious communities. Includes 20 scripts/guides you can …

Women of Ethical Culture

Who were some of the women who contributed to the Ethical Culture / Ethical Humanist movement through its history? You might know the name Anna Garlin Spencer — but there are more!