Animal Minds, Animal Souls, Animal Rights

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But, as a fledgling sales manager, I had observed the passing on of ignorance and superstition from generation to generation in Catholic and fundamentalist churches. Some social historians reject the concept of the Renaissance altogether. These were secular rather than spiritual leaders, exhibiting much more interest in literature, art, and philosophy than in sacraments and theology. The overarching principle of the UD is universality. Though third-person observation can identify skin color, class, or ethnicity, the minute it seeks to identify them as mine it must contend with the distinctive character of the existence I possess.

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The Radicality of Love (Theory Redux)

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Some social historians reject the concept of the Renaissance altogether. Tolerance and pluralism are built into its creedlessness. The witches, as well as other significant characters, may have encouraged Macbeth to act in a certain way, yet they did not by any means determine Macbeth’s actions.... [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework] Carl Rogers: One of the Founding Fathers of Humanism - As one of the founding fathers of humanism, Carl Rogers was very interested in an approach to psychology that had to do with the thoughts and feelings of clients (notice that the word patient is sparsely used).

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The Four Purposes of Life: Finding Meaning and Direction in

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And on the subject of knowledge Francis Wright told an audience, "I am not going to question your opinions, I am not going to meddle with your belief. The other great change in society at this time was within the individual psyche; that is, the individual himself experienced the reawakening of his own humanity. During his tenure he invited famous radicals like V B Karnik, A B Shah, Nissim Ezekiel to. However, science fiction's depictions of enhanced humans or other posthuman beings frequently come with a cautionary twist.

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Passion and Value in Hume's Treatise

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Between 1918 and about 1937, Unitarianism was critically split between those members who sought to expel the humanists and others who insisted on tolerance and inclusion. The arrests, the reign of terror, and the brazen murder of Herbert Lee by a state official, all take their toll. Conversely, immoral conduct distances a person from God. Is it perhaps a refuge in the face of the general crisis of the system in which we live?

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Ends of the Earth: Collected Poems of Charles Bane, Jr.

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Within the context of a successful Christianity, economic changes in the 12th through the 14th centuries gave rise to a money economy and the development of a capitalist system. The latter is often referred to as a variant or activist form of posthumanism by its conservative, [4] Christian [31] and progressive [32] [33] critics, but also by pro-transhumanist scholars who, for example, characterise it as a subset of "philosophical posthumanism". [3] A common feature of transhumanism and philosophical posthumanism is the future vision of a new intelligent species, into which humanity will evolve, which will supplement humanity or supersede it.

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Value and Dignity of Human Life: As Shown in the Striving

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The early Ethical Culture movement followed Adler in this belief, though in later years it would abandon realism. And that increases my press's chances for long-term success! After serving the emperor and the anti-Roman Council of Basel, Piccolomini joined the Roman camp in 1446. We may be sure that stalwart believers like St. Interestingly, although his essay focuses on the subjects of inequality and the perverting influence of money on politics, there is another essential term Lindsay never uses, namely “justice,” which, more than anything else, is what those two issues are about.

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Life Understood: From a Scientific and Religious Point of

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The term "humanism" was coined in 1808 by a German educator, F. Significant aspects of client-centered therapy. Of course I can't know how NGP felt after reading such a personally insulting response from someone he or she trusted enough to seek advice from, but I imagine pretty damn bad. What stands out now is that the enduring idea takes on new forms. Enraged at this opposition, Pfefferkorn, in his "Handspiegel", attacked Reuchlin, in reply to which the latter composed the "Augenspiegel".

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Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality

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In time the lines increased to pages, and during the first half of the fifteenth century many entire books were produced by the block-printing method. We analyze their movements and critique their techniques. Such efforts targeted those deemed inferior, who were considered to be “threatening the complete mental degeneration of the United States.” More recently, the anti-humanist ideology has appeared in China’s brutal one-child policy, which utilizes forced abortions and sterilizations to prevent couples from having more than one child, he added.

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THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS

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Other paths that approximate include philosophical Taoism, modern Stoicism, Western forms of Buddhism that celebrate Nature and daily life without supernatural beliefs, and Unitarian Universalists who do not believe in supernatural beings. Humanist ethics is solely concerned with meeting human needs and answering human problems–for both the individual and society–and devotes no attention to the satisfaction of the desires of supposed theological entities. Because of this, Religious Humanism should not be seen as an alternative faith, but rather as an alternative way of being religious.

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Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the

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On April 6th, 1327, Good Friday by the older calendar, and at an Easter mass Petrarch sees Laura for the first time. This is an example of the cosmopolitan attitudes of the humanists with regard to theological, social and spiritual matters. Traditionally, philosophers have connected the concept of existence with that of essence in such a way that the former signifies merely the instantiation of the latter. Another celebrated example is the question of the immortality of the soul.

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