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Humanists of West Suburban Chicagoland - Summer Picnic

Note: This special annual meeting happens at a private home in Oswego

The Sunday of Labor Day Week End marks the beginning of our 16th year. Bring a dish to share and come celebrate with us while socializing with a variety of Humanists. Newcomers are welcome. NOTE: THIS EVENT HAPPENS AT A PRIVATE HOME IN OSWEGO. This is our annual summer Humanist Picnic. This event requires reservations: contact Jack using the email: abm9 [at] comcast.net Humanism is a rational philosophy informed by science, inspired by art, and motivated by compassion. Affirming the dignity of each human being, it supports the maximization of individual liberty and opportunity consonant with social and planetary responsibility. It advocates the extension of participatory democracy and the expansion of the open society, standing for human rights and social justice. Free of supernaturalism, it recognizes human beings as a part of nature and holds that values-be they religious, ethical, social, or political-have their source in human experience and culture. Humanism thus derives the goals of life from human need and interest rather than from theological or ideological abstractions, and asserts that humanity must take responsibility for its own destiny.

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