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    Ethical Societies are where Humanists, Non-theists, Agnostics, Atheists, Believers, and Non-believers join together to put "Deed Above Creed."
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    We strive to act so as to bring out the best in others and thereby in ourselves.
  • Exploring Meaning in Life

    We value the importance of living an ethical, responsible, and joyful life.

AEU Newsletter

In the Fall 2014 Issue of the AEU Dialogue:
  • New Plaque Honors Felix Adler’s Birthplace
  • You Can’t Spell DEED without EE!
  • Assisting Our Ethical Societies, and more...
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AEU Viewpoints

September 4, 2014 -- The American Ethical Union stands with the people of Ferguson, Missouri, and with people around the world who have been stirred to peaceful, yet insistent action following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer. This death is, sadly, one of many in recent times that involved an armed police officer and an unarmed civilian. And this incident is one of many more incidents in which the injured is a person of color and the officer is white. Read More

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Ethical Humanism/Ethical Culture is a moral faith that respects the dignity and worth of all life.
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Civil Rights: Our Legacy and Challenge

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Attracting the “Nones”

by Sharon Stanley, Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island The “nones” is a term used to describe the 16.1% of Americans who identify themselves as non-affiliated with any religion, according to studies by Pew Research. The “nones” includes atheists,...
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Ethical Action Report – November 2014

In this Report: Considering the Ethical Implications of Holiday Gift Giving Susan Rose, Dean, Leadership Training; What to Do When Confronted by Police Abe Markman, Member, New York Society for Ethical Culture; and Criminal Justice Reform Summit in Philadelphia, Hugh...
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New Plaque Honors Felix Adler

On November 2, 2014 the city of Alzey in Germany unveiled a bronze plaque honoring the birthplace of Felix Adler. The ceremony included a dedication by Gerhard Holzer (PDF with English & German), a statement by AEU Board President Richard Koral (PDF with English &...
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