Introducing Humanism: Non-religious Approaches to Life, with Sandi Toksvig

Luke Donnellan, Humanists UK

Learn about how humanists approach life’s big questions

Humanism is a non-religious, ethical world view shared by millions of people around the world. Humanists believe that this life is the only life we have, that the universe is a natural phenomenon with no supernatural side, and that we can live ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity.

However, there is widespread misunderstanding about what it means to be a humanist or to live a life without a religion. On this course you will learn more about humanist beliefs and values, and discover how humanists attempt to answer life’s big questions.

Recommended for learners age 16+

This course is suitable for anyone looking to develop their understanding of humanism. It will particularly appeal to those with a passion for exploring life’s big questions. It will also be of value to teachers and other educators wanting to develop their subject knowledge about non-religious beliefs, and to sixth-form students looking to prepare themselves for a degree in the humanities.

If you are interested in human stories, you might also be interested in our other online course Humanist Lives, in which you’ll have the opportunity to meet humanists from around the world and learn about what it means to be a humanist in the 21st century.

Dates:
  • 3 August 2020
  • 11 May 2020
  • 17 February 2020
  • 4 November 2019
  • 22 July 2019
  • 11 March 2019
  • 7 January 2019
  • 29 October 2018
  • 23 July 2018
  • 7 May 2018
  • 19 February 2018
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