The humanist outlook on life is based on human rights applying to all human beings. There is a wish to combine compassion with common sense in order to create a better society. Ethics and culture is important within humanism.
The non-religious funeral is arranged entirely based upon the wishes of the family or of the deceased. The officiant forms a sense of the deceased by talking to relatives in order to be able to hold a memorial address. Choice of music in an important part of the ceremony which should be held in a location suitable for non-confessional funerals.
Good to be aware of:
- Usage of non-religious premises
- The ceremony can be arranged freely
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