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Nine candidates pioneer 'political humanism' in Arizona - Religion News Service

Religion News Service

Nine candidates pioneer 'political humanism' in Arizona
Religion News Service
30, they will have nine openly atheist or humanist candidates before them — more than in any other state. Most have run — and lost — before. But this year, a couple have a fighting chance, at least at the local level or state level, and await the ...

26 August 2016 | 7:14 pm

Big data, Google and the end of free will - Financial Times

Financial Times

Big data, Google and the end of free will
Financial Times
Then, during the modern era, humanism gradually shifted authority from deities to people. Jean-Jacques Rousseau summed up this revolution in Emile, his 1762 treatise on education. When looking for the rules of conduct in life, Rousseau found them “in ...

26 August 2016 | 8:53 am

Humanist Weddings Outstrip Church of Scotland Ceremonies for First Time - Breitbart News

Breitbart News

Humanist Weddings Outstrip Church of Scotland Ceremonies for First Time
Breitbart News
The number of weddings being performed by the Church of Scotland slipped below the number of humanist ceremonies taking place for the first time last year, latest figures have shown. The decline in church weddings is yet another indication of declining ...

18 August 2016 | 3:28 pm

Ecosophy: New Philosophy, Ethics of Care, a New Humanism, or a mere Reinvention of the Wheel already discovered? - Modern Diplomacy

Modern Diplomacy

Ecosophy: New Philosophy, Ethics of Care, a New Humanism, or a mere Reinvention of the Wheel already discovered?
Modern Diplomacy
“Much more than a simple ecology, ecosophy is a wisdom-spirituality of the earth. The new balance is not so much between man and the Earth, but between matter and spirit, between spatio-temporality and consciousness. Ecosophy is not simply a science of ...

15 August 2016 | 4:25 pm

Humanism topic for Sunday - St. Augustine Record

St. Augustine Record

Humanism topic for Sunday
St. Augustine Record
Surinder Paracer will present “Being Good Without God: Understanding Humanism” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2487 A1A South. Humanism is an outlook on life that has inspired some of the world's greatest artists, writers ...

12 August 2016 | 2:00 am

Understanding the nuances between humanism and atheism - News24 Nigeria

News24 Nigeria

Understanding the nuances between humanism and atheism
News24 Nigeria
There is a universal misconception of the similar yet distinct nature of atheism and secular humanism, more so in Nigeria where these terms – and, to some extent, the concepts they denote – are relatively new. This is not surprising, given the ...

11 August 2016 | 12:28 pm

Timothy Kircher Publishes Article on Renaissance Humanism - Guilford College News

Timothy Kircher Publishes Article on Renaissance Humanism
Guilford College News
Professor of History Timothy Kircher has published an article on the relation among Renaissance humanism, philosophy, and literature entitled “Landino, Alberti, and the Invention of the Neo-Vernacular” in Albertiana 19 (2016): 29-48. The essay examines ...

9 August 2016 | 8:59 pm

Clash: The Diab brothers' humanism over personal politics - Film ... - Ahram Online

Ahram Online

Clash: The Diab brothers' humanism over personal politics - Film ...
Ahram Online
Mohamed Diab's highly anticipated film Eshtebak (Clash) sparked both controversial and highly positive reviews after its release in Egypt on 27 July. Going into ...

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5 August 2016 | 7:31 pm

Defeat violence with Christian humanism – Bishop Treanor - The Irish Catholic

The Irish Catholic

Defeat violence with Christian humanism – Bishop Treanor
The Irish Catholic
Violent attacks on our civilisation should be met with a humanism based on a Christian willingness to emulate Christ's self-sacrifice, Bishop Noel Treanor of Down and Connor has said. Speaking in Belfast's St Peter's Cathedral, Dr Treanor called the ...

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4 August 2016 | 9:43 am

Library : Recalling St. John Paul II's Dream of European Humanism ... - Catholic Culture

Library : Recalling St. John Paul II's Dream of European Humanism ...
Catholic Culture
Recalling St. John Paul II's Dream of European Humanism On July 28, 2016, during his first official event of his five day visit to Poland, Pope Francis urged the ...

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30 July 2016 | 4:12 am

Humanism

Looking for a creative way to help people! ideas?

I’m in a student leadership club at my high school, and we are doing a really cool project this year. We create our own service project, fundraiser, nonprofit, or something like that, and actually do it. I’m super excited about this since I love volunteering and helping people, so I was wondering if anyone had a cool idea that would actually be really helpful to people. It can help anyone, but I really like children. I also like creative things, so any out of the ordinary or creative idea would be great!

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26 August 2016 | 9:11 pm

Does The Inclusion of "God" Lead to Unnecessary Conflict and Justify Violence?

As a philosophical concept, like the imaginary number "i" God is never reachable, yet is well defined and exists in effect. As a personification of the source or "creator" of life, value, reality, and meaning (by definition), the will of "God" is often described as one that is perfect, good and true - and also the "inner light" that guides our behavior given our limited experiences, knowledge, and understanding (the "holy spirit/will" or "inner light" according to the Quakers).

Arguably, the reliance on "God" or relegation of authority to "God" could in theory be used to justify behavior that is not good (wars and so forth), however, one might just as quickly reason that, by definition, this behavior is not "God" but our limited understanding of "God's will." In addition, even without God, people still follow their "inner light" and do whatever their limited perspective of universal good is, they just don't label it, though from their perspective, they are doing what is defined as "God's Will" or "the best universal objective outcome" (still creating divisions and wars and such).

So what is your reasoning for this?

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16 August 2016 | 2:06 am