R: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Interesting belief system
- ----- Original Message --Humanism
it's only bad and old wine in a supposed new bottle.
"Ideas" (?) like these were the conceptual framework of XVIII and XIX
Century bunches of materialists like Moleschott or Buchner.
If we know like we know that " The Christ gives me my own Actual Humanity"
we are also able to give to their "Humanism" the right "name"........
> Secular Humanists typically describe themselves as atheists (without a
> belief in a god or very skeptical of the possibility) or agnostics
> knowledge of a god and uncertain of the possibility). The laws that governliteral
> the universe and mankind are the physical laws of the universe and are not
> influenced by non-material or supernatural beings such as gods, demons, or
> other spirits. The concept of a god that hears and answers prayers is
> unproven and antiquated. Secular Humanists do not accept as true the
> interpretations of the Old or New Testaments, nor other allegedly inspiredrejected.
> books such as the Koran. God, ritual, and creed are all rejected. The
> divinity of Jesus, the missions of the prophets and saints must be
> There is no divine purpose being worked out in the universe by god. Modern
> science rejects any view that human values arise from the supernatural.
> Value does not arise out of a mistaken belief in immortality or
> reincarnation. Our lives have meaning and value because we can create and
> develop our futures. Secular Humanists oppose any oppressive influences on
> the free thinking mind of man by clerical or ecclesiastical authority as
> well as by political ideologies that attempt to restrain free thought.
> Sounds like a religion based on what "modern science rejects" to me.
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