Service May 5, 2024

The Dignity of Human Life  Rev Ernie Mills


“Why?” asked Ling Yutang, “If there was no God, people would not do good and the world would go topsy-turvy.” “Why?” answered his Confucian friend. “We should lead a decent human life simply because we are decent human beings.”


This quote from Ling Yutang’s book, “The Importance of Living” highlights the importance of living with a sense of dignity and self-respect. Our first UU principle invites us to affirm and promote this very ideal. We will explore this principle and how it contrasts with the doctrine of original sin.

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