Books by Brights
Affirmations: Joyful and Creative Exuberance
This little book is made up of a series of affirmations of humanist eupraxosophy, which means good, practical wisdom. They present ideas that are naturalistic and secular, a new Humanist testament, as it were.
Some were gleaned from my earlier writings. Some are revised and rewritten. Others are entirely new.
I offer them to the reader with loving care and affection, in the hope that they can provide guidelines for courageous inquirers seeking paths toward a New Enlightenment.
Although based on scientific rationality and moral reflection, they are, I trust, infused with feeling and compassion for the human condition and our shared planetary habitat. They express the conviction that every person has some measure of power for achieving joyful and creative exuberance.
About the Author
Paul Kurtz (Amherst, NY), professor emeritus of philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo, is the author or editor of forty-two books, including Forbidden Fruit, The Courage to Become, and The Fullness of Life. He is also the founder of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal, editor-in-chief of Free Inquiry, and the chairman of the Center for Inquiry.