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“Humanist prism” is a collection of remarkable quotes from past and present protagonists of the worldwide humanist movement, including for example:

  • IHEU notable personalities
  • representatives of IHEU Member Organizations
  • humanist activists, intellectuals, philosophers, writers, artists, etc.

We will be showing the diverse faces and various views of the international humanist family demonstrating the positive outlook of Humanism.

Quotes will be shared on this page and on IHEU’s social media channels with the hashtag:

#humanistprism

You can contribute to the “Humanist prism” project sending us your quotes and suggestions to office@iheu.org, indicating:

  • text of the quote – preferably less than 260 characters (with spaces);
  • the source of the quote – if already published in a book, a journal or elsewhere;
  • name and position of the author.

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1) 8 August 2017

We launch today the “Humanist Prism”, a collection of quotes from past and present figures in the humanist movement,…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Tuesday, 8 August 2017


2) 31 August 2017

To fight superstition we need to educate younger generations to reason, so that, once grown up, they will be immune from…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Thursday, 31 August 2017


3) 8 September 2017

The third quote for the #humanistprism comes from Armin Navabi, founder of Atheist Republic and friend of the IHEU. Do…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Friday, 8 September 2017


4) 21 September 2017

Marking International #PeaceDay our fourth #HumanistPrism quote features Colombian peacebuilder and Bogotá Atea member,…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Thursday, 21 September 2017


5) 23 September 2017

On 23 September 1939 Sigmund Freud died at the age of 83. Founder of psychoanalysis, he wrote also “The future of an…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Saturday, 23 September 2017

6) 25 September 2017

The sixth entry for the #HumanismPrism series comes from Adele Orioli, do you agree with her? Help us sharing her quote then!

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Monday, 25 September 2017

7) 30 September 2017

For #BlasphemyDay our CEO stakes out IHEU’s policy (a policy shared by all good human rights experts!):

No ifs, no buts, all blasphemy laws should be abolished!

#HumanistPrism

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Saturday, 30 September 2017

8) 5 October 2017

Today is #WorldTeachersDay.

For this occasion David Lopez of the French La Ligue de l’enseignement recalls the…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Thursday, 5 October 2017

9) 11 October 2017

It’s International #DayoftheGirlChild! Here’s a brand new #HumanistPrism quote featuring Gulalai Ismail of IHEU Member…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Wednesday, 11 October 2017

10) 24 October 2017

For #UnitedNationsDay we asked Kacem El Ghazzali to share his point of view on the importance of the United Nations…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Tuesday, 24 October 2017

11) 27 October 2017

To celebrate International #FreedomoOfReligionOrBelief Day our Director of Advocacy, Elizabeth O’Casey, shared her point…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Friday, 27 October 2017

12) 7 November 2017

Born on 7 November 1913, Albert Camus has been one of the greatest artists and intellectuals of the 20th century. In his…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Tuesday, 7 November 2017

13) 9 November 2017

 

Carl Sagan was born on 9 November 1934. Back in 1981 he was awarded “Humanist of the year” by the American Humanist…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Thursday, 9 November 2017

14) 10 November 2017

Today is #WorldScienceDay!

We celebrate it with a quote from Lawrence M. Krauss, 2015 “Humanist of the year” for the…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Friday, 10 November 2017

 

15) 16 November 2017

Today is #WorldPhilosophyDay!

Help us by liking and sharing this quote from Alvaro Efrain Aguilar Zanabria for the #HumanistPrism series!

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Thursday, 16 November 2017

16) 20 November 2017

Today is #UniversalChildrensDay!

We celebrate it with a quote from Emilia Ericson, Vice-President of Humanisterna, our…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Monday, 20 November 2017

16) 25 November 2017

1 in 3 women and girls suffer violence in their lifetime (finds UN Women in this report: https://goo.gl/i91MBq).

For…

Posted by International Humanist and Ethical Union – IHEU on Saturday, 25 November 2017

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