Kill a man, and you are an assassin.
Humanism is a group of philosophies and ethical perspectives which emphasize the value and agency of human beings , individually and collectively, and generally prefers individual thought and evidence ( rationalism , empiricism ), over established doctrine or faith ( fideism ).
The philosophy or life stance secular humanism (alternatively known by some adherents as Humanism , specifically with a capital H to distinguish it from other forms of humanism ) embraces human reason , ethics , social justice and philosophical naturalism , whilst specifically rejecting religious dogma , supernaturalism , pseudoscience or superstition as the basis of morality and decision making. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ]
Irreligion (adjective form: nonreligious or irreligious ) is the absence of religion , an indifference towards religion, a rejection of religion, or hostility towards religion. [ 1 ] When characterized as the rejection of religious belief, it includes atheism and secular humanism .