Are you a humanist, in the sense of what the international humanist movement promotes?

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Re: Are you a humanist (read the OP before you vote)?
« Reply #135 on: May 03, 2016, 08:35:54 PM »
Maybe humanism could be a good complement to skepticism. Humanism includes ethical values, which skepticism doesn't have much of in and of itself.


But humanists are very religion-focused, as if religion is the only form of unreason. This is somewhat off-turning.

This has not been my experience. To me, you are describing atheists more than you are describing humanists - specifically that sub-set of atheists who are antitheists.

And they really, really need to stop claiming the non-religious demographic in general as humanists.

Yes. You are a humanist if you identify as a humanist, and your personal philosophy broadly agrees with humanistic principles. There are nonreligious people who are not humanists.
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