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Freedom and potential

Watch humanist celebrants describing the importance to humanists of being free to choose our own path in life


  • Humanists believe we can celebrate new life as we recognise the potential contained in it
  • Humanists believe we should make the most of the one life we have and support others to do the same
  • Humanists believe children should not be labelled but should be free to decide for themselves what to believe and how they wish to live – we each have a responsibility to make such choices for ourselves
  • Curiosity and exposure to a wide diversity of ideas can enrich our lives

Question: How free should children be to find their own path in life? How important is it for us to be the authors of our own lives?

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Humanist Lives, with Alice Roberts

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