the daily humanist.

a blog for the humanist, the freethinker, the atheist, the agnostic, the non-religious - and for anyone who simply wants to set the supernatural aside for a moment and celebrate humanity.

to read "Humanism and Its Aspirations," the third Humanist Manifesto, click below. you'll also find links to the AHA site and the UN World Food Programme's FreeRice game.

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Tagged #quotes  #john lennon  #Life  #meaning of life  #happiness  

Posted on 29 March, 2014
Reblogged from faithisnotavirtue  

The happiest countries have the lowest rates of religiosity

It dawned on me recently, thanks to a reader’s question, that I wanted to know happy atheists are and is a country full of mostly non-believers would be a happy place to live. So, I looked up some statistics on happy countries and happy people in hopes of finding this out. I’ve met loads of happy atheists. I also know happy believers. I was curious though, when applied to the large scale of cities and countries, how much does religion (or lack thereof) play a part in happiness. I found some pretty interesting numbers.

Tagged #happiness  #atheism  #religion  #country  #nontheism  #humanism  #humanity  #atheist  #statistics  

Posted on 29 April, 2012
Reblogged from dawndrawsnear  

Dear followers: you are beautiful. I love you. Smile!

Tagged #personal  #love  #happiness  #beauty  

Posted on 3 March, 2012

"I caught the happy virus last night
When I was out singing beneath the stars.
It is remarkably contagious,
So kiss me."

—  

Hafez (via philphys)

Here’s something lovely for you today, followers. Go sing beneath the stars!

Tagged #hafez  #poetry  #happiness  

Posted on 28 January, 2012
Reblogged from philphys-deactivated20120616  

There are some things that certain religions do get right.

There are some things that certain religions do get right.

Tagged #buddha  #quote  #happiness  #fulfillment  #goals  #destination  #journey  

Posted on 22 January, 2012
Reblogged from gardenheights  Source purplebuddhaproject

"Many persons have no idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose."

—  Helen Keller

Tagged #Helen Keller  #purpose  #happiness  #humanism  #humanity  #joy  

Posted on 12 August, 2011


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