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I Am a Secular Humanist

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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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...
    LEMONrelishthemusic LEMONrelishthemusic 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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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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    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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    "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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    Over the past six months or so, my position regarding religion, faith, and beliefs have slightly adjusted. I will always be an Atheist, however I am also a Humanist and a...
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    d’animer le monde universitaire en ce début du xixe siècle, d’autres jeunes gens prennent Dieu et la foi au sérieux. Dans un milieu indifférent, sinon hostile, ils...
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