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The Humanist Association of San Diego

Humanism in San Diego Since 1970

Welcome to the Meetup page for the Humanist Association of San Diego. "Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without supernaturalism, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of Humanity" (Humanist Manifesto III).


The Humanist Association has been meeting since 1970 to foster Humanist community, advocate civil rights and the humanist philosophy, promote critical thought and science education, and to work to become better people in the process.

Each month we get together to discuss current events, hold workshops on ethics, investigate the history of humanism and freethought, offer a monthly lecture and speaker series, perform service in our community, and go for hikes and enjoy other outdoor activities. We also put on plays, host traveling lecturers, and put on a regular regional conference.

Lastly, who are Humanists? We are people of good will pursuing being citizens in the human race to the utmost of our abilities. We celebrate the human potential to do such good, the capacity of the human mind to create great works of art and thought. We cherish the efficacy in cooperation to make this world a better place in the here and now with an eye on the future.

Not all Humanists are Atheists, and not all Atheists are Humanists, though a lot of us are in both camps. At its core, Humanists find the God question irrelevant in terms of morality and ethics. Humanism is more than an ontological statement, but a progressive philosophy that strives to make this one life a wonderful and fulfilling event for all whom live it.

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Welcome, San Diego Humanists, Atheists & Free Thinkers

  • 6 days ago · 6:00 PM

    The Secular Basis for Human Rights (on Juneteenth)

    2 Humanists & Free Thinkers

    Humanism has human rights as a central commitment. As ours is a world without deities or the supernatural, our dedication to the promotion and preservation of human... Learn more
  • June 18 · 6:00 PM

    Weekly Coffee & Conversation

    4 Humanists & Free Thinkers

    Every Saturday evening we meet up to talk about current events from am Ethical Culture, Secular Humanist, and Progressive Atheist perspective. We cover a bit of... Learn more
  • June 13 · 6:30 PM

    #Orlandostrong

    1 Member

    In light of this tragic event, the San Diego LGBT community and its allies will gather together at The Center, 3909 Centre St., on Monday, June 13 for the San Diego... Learn more
  • June 12 · 7:00 PM

    Candlelight Vigil

    1 Member

    Vigil Tonight in Hillcrest for the victims of the Islamist Terrorist.
  • June 4 · 6:00 PM

    Weekly Coffee & Conversation

    3 Humanists & Free Thinkers

    Every Saturday evening we meet up to talk about current events from am Ethical Culture, Secular Humanist, and Progressive Atheist perspective. We cover a bit of... Learn more
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  • Jason Frye founded Humanist Association of San Diego's Meetup Group

    on September 14

 
Founded Sep 14, 2007

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