Discuss Humanism & Other Philosophical Issues
Dec 15, 2014
by Lutz E. at 6:06 PM
If you have any interesting and relevant media, please place it here.
Feb 25, 2015
by Lutz E. at 3:48 PM
In 1952, at the first World Humanist Congress, the founding fathers of IHEU agreed a statement of the fundamental principles of modern Humanism. They called it "The Amsterdam Declaration". It is the official defining statement of World Humanism.
Dec 30, 2011
by James F. at 12:24 PM
Humanists WA in a Nutshell
The Society consists of people who seek a rational and constructive approach to all human affairs. Humanism provides a secular, moral alternative to religion and dogmatic creeds.
Our aims, written in our constitution are:
If you're interested in more detail please read our brochure - "What is Humanism?".
Guidelines for Posting in the Discussion Forums
HSWA advocates free speech. However, this Meetup group is the property of HSWA and we reserve the right to remove objectionable material by our elected administrators. Therefore:
If you see objectionable material or experience an attack in this group please raise your concerns by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Offenders and those engaging in troll-like behaviour will be warned, blocked and ultimately banned by administrators.
Memberships - Voting and Associate Memberships
We like to encourage all who are aligned with Humanist values to engage with the activities of the Society at different levels. We are always happy to see you.
You can participate as an Associate Member here via Meetup and our Facebook group, come to our meetings and gatherings that are not ticketed - FREE of charge.
If you like our message and agenda we strongly encourage you to join us in the Society as a Voting Member by paying a annual Membership fee (see below). The Fee supports the basic needs of keeping the Society running administratively.
Benefits of Being a Voting Member
Become a Voting Member or Renew Your Membership
Your membership year as a paid up member will be from the date of your receipt for a whole year. Become a member by:
We then issue you a receipt and put you on our circulation list.
Humanists WA [Humanist Society of WA Inc] is a member organisation of the Council of Australian Humanist Societies www.humanist.org.au who in turn are affiliated with the International Humanist and Ethical Union www.iheu.org.
The principles of Humanism are well explained in the Amsterdam Declaration www.iheu.org/adamdecl.htm.
Post: PO Box 231 North Perth WA 6906
Join in the conversations by joining our Facebook group.
Keep in touch with the audio-visual message of Humanists WA.
Umbrella organisation for all Australian Humanist Societies
HSWA is a founding member of the Secular Coalition of Australia (SECOA)
The world union of more than 100 Humanist, atheist and freethought orgs
Our British Humanist colleague - a must visit for great resources.
Our American Humanist colleague - more great Humanist resources.