Principles and Tenets of
1. Behold Nature with reverence.
By instinct we are inspired by the beauty of nature – a fiery sunset, the
starry night sky, springtime flowers, or autumn leaves.
2. Base religion upon Reason.
Religious truth can only be found through science,
the basis of all the knowledge that makes our civilization possible.
3. Treat all people as equals.
Everyone deserves the same level of respect,
opportunities, and right to be happy. No one is born as a superior to anyone else.
4. Act to reduce suffering and misery,
act to advance contentment and happiness.
Everyone must obey the same standards of good
and bad behavior. Doing good deeds makes the world a better place.
5. Protect things that belong to everyone.
Fresh air, clean rivers, and healthy oceans
are all things that every one has a right to enjoy, and no one has a right to spoil. It’s our duty to protect these