How Humanist Are You?

How humanist are you? Find out by taking our quick quiz.

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  1. The meaning in my life comes from

    1. A higher power, who has a plan for us
    2. Nowhere. There is no higher power and life has no meaning
    3. The pursuit of my goals, ambitions, hobbies, and projects
    4. My connections with others, my experiences, and the emotions I feel
  2. I am most likely to believe something is true if

    1. Trustworthy people tell me they've seen evidence that they judge to be valid
    2. It is written in a sacred text
    3. I feel it in my gut
    4. I personally see evidence that I judge to be valid
    5. It is told to me by a religious authority
  3. I think the universe

    1. Was created as part of a divine plan
    2. Is a natural place and can be understood best through science
    3. Is a natural place. But I do also believe there is another, supernatural, layer to reality
  4. On the question of whether there's a god

    1. I think that there are a number of gods / goddesses
    2. I see no evidence for any gods or goddesses, so I don't think they do exist
    3. I see no evidence for any gods or goddesses, so I don't know
    4. I think that there is a god
  5. Other people matter and should be treated with respect because...

    1. God created us all in his image
    2. We will all be happier if we treat each other well
    3. They are people with feelings like mine
    4. They are useful to me
  6. When it comes to religion, I think governments should

    1. Reflect the majority religion in the country - if the majority are one religion, that religion should take precedence
    2. Be impartial - governments should not favour or discriminate against any person because of religion
    3. Promote atheism - no religions are true and governments should act accordingly to tell people so
  7. I can tell right from wrong by...

    1. Thinking for myself about the probable consequences of my actions and their effects on others
    2. Consulting a holy book or listening to a religious leader
    3. Picking whatever will work out best for me. No need to worry about others
  8. Other animals should be treated...

    1. Kindly because they are sweet and fluffy and nicer than people
    2. However we see fit. They don't have souls and were created for us to use
    3. With respect because they are part of God's creation
    4. With respect because they can suffer too
  9. When I look at a beautiful natural view I think that...

    1. It must have been designed by God to be so perfect
    2. We ought to do everything possible to protect this for future generations
    3. This is what life is all about. I feel good
  10. When I die...

    1. I will go on to exist forever in another place.
    2. I will be reborn into a new body.
    3. I see no evidence that I will continue in any way, so death will most likely be the end of me.
    4. I don't know what will happen, so I have no opinion.