How We Act: Causes, Reasons, and Intentions

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Human beings, for example, were pictured as placed between the beasts and the angels. Did you and your group do something awesome? In this spirit they eagerly joined the nihilistic Humanist sex-"education" movement and worked hard for it. But the real source of classic beauty was Greek literature. SCMP published version edited down for reasons of length and brevity follows: The Humanist Association of Hong Kong fully agrees with David Akers-Jones ("Correcting lever needed to tackle poverty", September 5) and finds the response from Nick Au Yeung, of the chief executive's office, ("Government doing all it can to help relieve plight of poor in HK", September 10) lamentable.
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Consciousness and Cognition (Philosophy of Mind)

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On the other side, Beijing sees democracy in its wide-ranging selection of people from all strata of Hong Kong society to make up its Chief Executive (CE) nomination committee, for example; while democrats of most persuasions in Hong Kong seem to have a single goal in sight – one-man-one-vote for electing into office the CE. This fascination with the world and the people in it is very much in the nature of Renaissance Christian Humanism, which sees the things of the world in all their variety, but views little of His creation as inherently profane or evil, including human beings who can be a wonder and a source of grace.
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Situation and Human Existence: Freedom, Subjectivity, and

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It had been destroyed by its creator, Mao Zedong, in the Cultural Revolution. The sooner this technology develops, the fewer people will have died without access. If we define the substance of a thing as that which is most lasting and universal, then the function of religion is the core of it. Some are eager to dismiss matters that don’t directly impact their lives. They are integral to greater wisdom and happiness in our lives and in the world. We seek a new unity of philosophy and organization in which mass movements striving for freedom lay hold of Marx’s philosophy of revolution and recreate society on its basis.
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The Next Step In Religion: An Essay Toward The Coming

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In 2012, reports emerged that a Gallup poll involving 57 countries ranks Ghana as the most religious country in the world. More wide-ranging studies by economist Edward Herman found a similar correlation world-wide, also suggesting a plausible reason: aid is correlated with improvement in the investment climate, often achieved by murdering priests and union leaders, massacring peasants trying to organize, blowing up the independent press, and so on. From the standpoint of philosophy alone, there is no difference between the two.
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How to Build a Conscious Machine

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In short, critical thinking is a reality testing filter. He criticized the traditional leftist orientation of the humanist movement, arguing that conventional distinctions between �right� and �left� were rapidly becoming anachronistic. Henry VIII encouraged Englishmen trained in Humanism to replace foreigners in his staff; in France Humanism was seen as the best way to study scripture, and one John Calvin agreed with this, starting a humanist school in Geneva. This point of view will become the starting point of all modern philosophies, including that of Kant, Marx, and the existentialists.
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Uncle Wiggily's Rheumatism

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Also there were many schools in the court of the nobles and aristocracy. With this, many entrepreneurs began printing editions of ancient philosophy and literature in Greek, Latin, and Italian for a mass audience, leading to a dissemination of information and ideas much wider than previously thought possible. He got world prize for his short storiy ( Gaali Vaana) Storm. Purchase writes that “[w]hile carnivals [against capital] may be fun, and certainly contain important elements of self-organization, many have become major tourist attractions that disrupt the normal flow of events (and sometimes assert diversity), but pose no real challenge to capital or the state.
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Death: Philosophical Soundings

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To facilitate this process, the Humanist Society offers different endorsement options, including a path for those considering a one-time experience, those wishing to be regular celebrants as well as associate celebrants, lay leaders, chaplains, and secular invocators. This is to say that 'humanism' for 'classical learning' appeared first in Germany, where it was once and for all sanctioned in this meaning by Georg Voigt (1859)", Vito Giustiniani, "Homo, Humanus, and the Meanings of Humanism", Journal of the History of Ideas 46 (vol. 2, April–June, 1985): 172.
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Search for a New Humanity: A Dialogue (Echoes and

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Again, the reasoning is straightforward enough, once the guiding ideas are internalized. He studied the esoteric doctrine of the Cabbala, but lost himself in the maze of its abstruse problems, and, after having become, in academic retirement, the pride and glory of his nation, was suddenly forced by a peculiar incident into European notoriety. To the person who said that the word 'secular' is redundant in the phrase 'secular humanism' - you're wrong. When she and her husband with their five daughters moved to San Jose, California they met Art Jackson who was organizing a chapter of the American Humanist Association.
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Corpus (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy)

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The humanist movement is the organized expression of the ideals and values of New Humanism, an activist current of humanism that emphasizes the need for simultaneous personal and social change. Pills are taken and the two sexes still gyrate to electric rock music in luminescent discos... Plethon, also mentioned above, taught Platonic philosophy at Florence. Underlying this worldview is a core belief that the human species in its current form does not represent the end of our development, but rather its beginning - Nick Bostrum, 1999.
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Beyond Certainty: A Phenomenological Approach to Moral

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The argument for rationalism doesn’t hold water either. Dangers, as well as benefits, are of concern to the transhumanist movement. S. citizens, as Canada and Britain do, with just 27% dissenting’; the Pew Research Center found that 64 percent of Americans favor the ‘U. If Hong Kong is to be saved from itself it should get on with the job of sorting everything out and that means involvement in all the institutions, from unions to neighbourhood groups, so they have as many voices – and feet – involved at all the levels and most importantly at the root level where each individual counts.
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