What we're about

The Prairie State Humanists (formerly Humanists of West Suburban Chicagoland) is a membership chapter of the American Humanist Association. 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. (http://www.americanhumanist.org/who_we_are/about_humanism/Humanist_Manifesto_III) (http://www.americanhumanist.org/who_we_are/about_humanism) (http://www.americanhumanist.org/who_we_are/about_humanism) http://www.americanhumanist.org/who_we_are/about_humanism ...

Our motto is "Reason and compassion beyond belief."

Our YouTube channel, with videos of prior meetings and many Science Sundays is here: https://www.youtube.com/humanistsofwestsuburbanchicagoland (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpiMh2hi8dXqy3vhAWqBK-g)
We typically meet at the DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church in Naperville, who are very supportive of our secular messages and programs.

Upcoming events (2)

AHA Zoom: Hemant Mehta, Friendly Atheist (and more)

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12:30--Beyond Colonial Humanism. "The session will look at the European roots of what is traditionally considered humanism in the United States and explore how humanism may both embrace the universalist impulse of the European roots of the movement and move beyond those roots to embrace a multiplicity of cultures." 1 pm--Is Atheism Still a Political Taboo? Hemant Mehta, Friendly Atheist "There are far more open atheists in public office than many people think. How did they get elected? Why does their atheism matter? What can we learn from them in order to be more successful in the future?" https://conference.americanhumanist.org/index.php/schedule2020 ID:[masked]

August Zoom Meeting - Living Your Humanism

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Join us to talk about how your Humanist philosophy affects your life. How does it help determine your social group, your food, your vacation, you politics, your charitable contribution, your choices in entertainment, etc.?

Past events (550)

Science Sunday Online - BATS!

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