Paul Kurtz on Neo-Humanism

I am not a secular humanist. I am more a “really think the secular is important, don’t rule out divine” humanist.


Noted Professor Paul Kurtz was widely heralded as the “father of secular humanism.” late his life he wrote, “In our view of the current scene, not enough attention has been paid to ‪#‎Humanism‬ as an alternative to religion. Humanism presents a set of principles and values that began during the Renaissance and came to fruition during the modern era. It marked a turning point from the medieval concern with the divine order and salvation to an emphasis on this life here and now, the quest for personal meaning and value, the good life and social justice in modern democracies and economies that served consumer tastes and satisfactions.”

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