There are certainly some alternatives on offer — especially coming from the Christian tradition — that deserve mention.
This piece draws attention to how human dignity has been affected recently and its decline as we go into the future. The first one being that physicians have a responsibility to relieve pain and suffering of dying patients in their care The other argument says that by killing another person, a murder can only retain their human dignity by being put to death as well.
His comments implied the dignity of philosophers. These requests have been occurring since medicine has been around. But as Islamophobia increasingly becomes a single motive among many in these hate crimes, this story no longer holds up.
On the other hand, it did seem to be saying something about human dignity. The death penalty for all crimes has been abolished in Australia.
Hence, the basic rational requirements and morality should be the primary demands that apply to these maxims which motivate all our actions.