Imperfection (Cultural Dialectics)

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In the later logic of the High Renaissance, art and literature becomes an expression of the individual's free creative power and, by extension, the free creative power of all humanity. We should of course remember that though we have been talking of ancient humanism and humanists, the word humanist was not used until the Renaissance and the word humanism not until a still later period. In contrast with religion, secularity embraces “forward-looking values” and, because secular people can be counted on to foster “critical thinking, sound science, and reason-based policy,” as they gain social acceptance “the center of gravity moves in the direction” of rational and critical thought.
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Human, all too human;: A book for free spirits,

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As it turns out, a girl, who now lives in my household and is legally considersed my sister, has claimed that she is an athiest. Humanism teaches us that it is immoral to wait for God to act for us. It tended to forget that religion was not just about insight but also about poetry, that culture was reflected not only in its worldview but also in its music. Trenholm 7 underlying religious tone accompany that intellectual movement.
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Thinking without Words (I Am Not a Machine, Book 1)

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Arkansas passed a measure intended to bar gay men and lesbians from adopting children. Other photorealists also typically focus on one particular subject. Marxism, like existentialism, makes this necessarily practical orientation of philosophy explicit. The only way in which Europeans could expect to pull themselves out of this intellectual catastrophe was to attempt to recover, edit, and make available these lost texts, which included, among others, almost all the works of Plato. (In the process, Greek texts had to be translated into Latin, the language of intellectuals and the learned.) This enterprise, launched through the reintroduction of Greek to Italy by Manuel Chrysoloras, generated enormous enthusiasm, and the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries were devoted to this project.
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Mind-Energy: Lectures and Essays

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The marshals desperately try to protect the church from assault and fire bombs. Rococo is derived from the French word rocaille, originally meaning the bits of rocky decoration sometimes found in 16th-century architectural schemes. We have emancipated ourselves from the ancient compulsory dogmas, myths and ceremonies borrowed of old from Asia and still pervading the ruling churches of our age. I know I get tired of hearing celebrities in interviews, not to mention friends and acquaintances say, “I wouldn’t call myself a feminist; I’m a humanist” to mean that they feel feminism has a negative connotation and that humanism is an adequate substitution that demonstrates their commitment to equality for all.
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Plotinus On The Soul: A Study in the Metaphysics of

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Maru are helping in the Organisation of health camps and AIDS awareness programmes on a wider scale. The system, driven by global finance capital, continues to produce and to justify monstrosities of daily injustice and suffering and widening cycles of violence that threaten our very survival. He has always been aware of the dangers of an unduly dogmatic reading of humanism. �I am wary,� he said at a conference in 1980, �of any ism (including humanism) that sets itself up as a doctrine or creed, seeks uniform agreement among its proponents, or attempts to legislate a moral code.� (Storer, 11) Perhaps the most important area where Kurtz has shifted course has been in his willingness to offer a substantive definition of humanism.
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ESSAYS IN PHILOSOPHICAL PSYCHOLOGY (PAPERMACS S.)

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Prior to thinking about his origin or destiny human being finds himself in a determined vital situation. He was born into a heathen family in Mesopotamia in the eighteenth century B. Shuttlesworth insist on public, written agreements. Humanists are willing to take part in emerging scientific and technological discoveries in order to exercise their moral influence on these revolutions as they come about, especially in the interest of protecting the environment.
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Freedom and Accountability at Work: Applying Philosophic

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Sundar at Madurai is conducting Yoga camps as his profession and is reaching out to people with Humanist ideas through these interactions. He lived from 1304 to 1374 and did many things such as search libraries across Europe for forgotten ancient texts and promoted the belief that the Medieval world knew nothing of the classical literature or culture. Surely both these groups would be as happily welcomed by racist or corrupt regimes as the �humanists� by church loyal governments and state churches.
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Affirmation and Reality : Fundamentals of Humanistic

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The core were so strong, why did they falter? Deep down, they hated and resented him, though but were too terrified (well a few people weren’t) to do anything about it. Now we do things in a way that is multiple, decentralized and autonomous. The Augsburg scholar Konrad Peutinger was particularly enthusiastic about Luther's early writings and invited him to his home in 1518. Someone who has recognized the shortcomings of religion, and has accepted the fallibility of reason.
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The Mysteries of Consciousness: Essays on Spacetime,

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Richy Thompson, Campaigns Officer (Faith Schools and Education) for the British Humanist Association will share his knowledge about Faith Schools, and update us on the Fair Admissions Campaign. Bessarion was another panegyrist of Plato, who now began to displace Aristotle; this, together with the influx of Greek scholars, led to the foundation of the Platonic academy which included among its members all the more prominent citizens.
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Humanist Essays (Routledge Revivals)

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The term is used with various nuances in the Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu traditions to express the spiritual awakening that is the goal of religious life. “The Enlightenment” also...: a commitment to reason as a mechanism to change society and a commitment to science as the best way of learning about the world. Green the urban areas and clean the rural areas. Even if these organisms have specific organizational forms that allow them to carry out their activities, the HM itself has no type of organization and constitutes an ambit of convergence and interchange for members of the different organisms.
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