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Life Stories: Introduction

Watch Alice Roberts introduce humanist ceremonies and the humanist approach to life

This week we’ll learn about the importance to humanists of being able to tell a story about our life. That story may not always be exciting, glamorous, or heroic, but it will be our story, and it is this story that provides our lives with a sense of meaning.

Through the work of celebrants, responsible for taking humanist ceremonies, we’ll discover how, for humanists, it is important that we are the authors of our own stories. We’ll hear how stories can help to bind families and communities and support us to build connections. And we’ll learn how humanists believe that, although we do not survive our deaths, our stories can live on after we are gone.

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Humanist Lives, with Alice Roberts

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