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I Am a Secular Humanist

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    "Refined religion sees the fundamental

    religious attitude not as belief in a doctrine but as a commitment to promoting the most enduring values. That commitment is typically embedded in social movements — the faithful come together to engage in rites, to explore ideas and ideals with one another and to work...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response May 17

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    Personal Responsibility And Morality

    One of the chief complaints by Christians about non-believers is that we have no code of morality. There's nothing stopping us from going on a murder spree because we expect no eternal damnation from that act. So for anyone who is a little confused about the code of morality for...
    abm101709 abm101709 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    Foxhole

    Because I'm not a theist, my wife's family loves to use the line about there being no atheists in foxholes. I argued the point halfheartedly, wondering if it were possible that I'd change my tune if I knew my doom was nigh (nothing good ever seems to be nigh). I had a 'fall...
    awar44 awar44 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 19, 2010

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    "The philosophy or life stance of secular

    humanism" ... "embraces human reason, ethics, social justice and philosophical naturalism, while specifically rejecting religious dogma, supernaturalism, pseudoscience or superstition as the basis of morality and decision making." "It posits that human beings are capable of...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I Am a Secular Humansit

    well just wanted to say something. I am a secular humanist and I have raised my children this way as well with my lifelong partner. I am a non religious person and I just wish there was more tolerance of people who are different in the world. Less wars, less fighting, more...
    elemental elemental 31-35 4 Responses Jan 1, 2009

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    Me Too !!

    I just found out that this group existed. Neat! I have always been secular, and for many years have been a humanist, but I did not know that there was an actual term that generalizes my beliefs. Actually, the first time I heard the term was when I took this neat online religion...
    FallaciesAppease FallaciesAppease 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    Yes I Am

    i learned this term last year and found myself immediately.  i had gone my whole life thinking i was just judgemental, cynical, self centered and just plain wrong (not sure else how to describe it) and alone in my thinking.  i get turned off by demeaning jokes about...
    aberrant77 aberrant77 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2010

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    I Am

    I didn't really know what one is, until I read Jerry Falwell's book on the subject. He was quite upset at us, we were ruining the country. By the time I finished his book, I was proudly proclaming myself a Secular Humanist.
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    Aren't We Supposed To ....

    In the place where I work , my work-mates know that I am into religion , and not following a religious system ,practices and so on , customers recognize me at first as a Christan (people which I am working with are), but I tell them immediately that I am not ,and they would...
    soul2soul87 soul2soul87 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 28, 2010

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    I Guess I Am

    I'm pretty sure I am, but I felt leery about joining because that logo looks like a train of angry ben-wah balls.
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Oct 22, 2009

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    Heres a great example of religion hijacking a secular event. In 1919 Henry Luchens, the frat British architect, was commissioned to design a fitting memorial to those that died...
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    Why "Do you believe in God?" is a Stupid Question I've heard people discuss this topic before, but I just thought I'd share my own experience here. The following scenario has...
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    Why "Do you believe in God?" is a Stupid Question I've heard people discuss this topic before, but I just thought I'd share my own experience here. The following scenario has...
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    Sabbath activities See also: Sabbath in Seventh-day Adventism To keep the weekly Sabbath holy, Adventists abstain from secular work on Saturday. They will also usually refrain from...
    dsardes dsardes 26-30, M Nov 7

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    This experience has come about from a recent conversation I was having with someone on here. It started fairly late last night, so I didn't get a chance to respond. To his...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 31

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    Well as much as I am a humanist I fear the group. I think that laws were made because at one point in time crimes kept being committed so badly that laws had to be made in order to...
    ultraterrestrial ultraterrestrial 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    De plus René Viguier, autodidacte local, remplace à Colomiers un architecte diplmé et en place. La vision humaniste et pragmatique de René Viguier s...
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    Why don't you stop complaining about the injustices done and work on a root to the solution? The inherent problem is the exposure to violence in low-income communities. Fix it now...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a 17 year old girl, and I love meeting people who have the same interests as me. I adore music. I have a very eclectic taste in music, and it kind of varies from Queen and the...
    emilyyanne3 emilyyanne3 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I was born and raised in West Africa in a country that is about 90% Muslim but pretty secular due to the influence of the French culture through colonization. For instance the...
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    I know, I know. It isn't even Thanksgiving. But I can't help but listen to my collection. I have 80 different cds/mp3s. Sacred, secular, rock, jazz, a ccapella, choirs, cats...
    GreatLakesGuy GreatLakesGuy 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    All of these alleged rapes appear to have happened many years ago. Times have changed a bit since the 70's.. What happened was not right but perhaps he has changed, repented, or...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 4 days ago

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    I actually like ancient Chinese poetry a lot!!! Here's one of my favorite, the translation is okay, or I should say, pretty good...?  Immortals on the Magpie Bridge1...
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F 1 day ago

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