Ten Humanist Commandments

TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR A GLOBAL HUMANISM

 


1- Proclaim the natural dignity and inherent worth of all human beings, in all places and in all circumstances.

 

2- Respect the life and property of others at all times.

 

3- Practice tolerance and open-mindedness towards the choices and life styles of others.

 

4- Share with those who are less fortunate and mutually assist those who are in need of help.

 

5- Use neither lies, nor spiritual doctrine, nor temporal power to dominate and exploit others.

 

6- Rely on reason, logic and science to understand the Universe and to solve life’s problems, avoiding superstitions, which numb the mind and are an obstacle to thinking for oneself.

 

7- Conserve and improve the Earth’s natural environment – land, soil, water, air and space – as humankind’s common heritage.

 

8- Resolve differences and conflicts cooperatively without resorting to violence or to wars.

 

9- Organize public affairs according to individual freedom and responsibility, through political and economic democracy.

 

10- Develop one’s intelligence and talents through education and effort, in order to reach fulfillment and happiness, for the betterment of humanity and of future generations.

Source: Global Ethics

 

 

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