Prosocial acts, or helping others, is one of the most proven and effective ways to increase one's own well-being. Plus, this method of self-improvement has far-reaching positive effects on the well-being of others. One organization that has helped Humanists give back is Foundation Beyond Belief, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation created to focus, encourage and demonstrate humanist generosity and compassion. We strongly encourage our readers and members to sign up on their website and make an automatic monthly donation. If you have more time than money, check out their volunteer opportunities.
Positive humanism is an applied secular humanistic philosophy based on the scientific findings of positive psychology that focuses on personal, professional, and societal flourishing. As an applied philosophy its focus is on ideas that lead to increased well-being. As a secular humanistic philosophy, there are no appeals to the supernatural, the magical, or the mystical.
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Enroll in One of Many Online Courses for the Secular Community or Teach Your Own! If you spent your life assuming "God" was the answer to all of life's biggest questions, but can no longer believe, you might have many questions that begin with the phrase, "If there is no God..." If there is no God, how did we get here? If there is no God, what's the point of life? If there is no God, where does our morality come from"? If there is no God, won't the world collapse in anarchy with murdering, coveting thy neighbor's wife, and eating shellfish? These are just some of the common questions to which there are good answers. These courses will help you build a strong foundational secular worldview based in science and reason. AcademyofReason.com.
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