In Search of a Perfect World: A Historical Perspective on

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The name Jesus Christ is actually not a name at all, but a title, meaning, “Annointed One”. 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. French trends and fads were commonly followed around the world. Southern industrialists pointed out that convict labor is “more reliable and productive than free labor” and overcomes the problem of labor turnover and instability.

The Vocation of Man

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Science refuses to accept dogma, refuses to allow anything to be unquestionable, accepts that it may make mistakes, but contains its own means of correcting them. The transcendental, unworldly concept of life, which had till then been dominant, now came into conflict with a mundane, human, and naturalistic view, which centred on nature and man. This means building a world where the human being is the central value (instead of money, power, politics, violence, etc.). Roy, however, is not unique among materialists in recognizing free will.

Modes of Creativity: Philosophical Perspectives (MIT Press)

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Leonardo da Vinci virtually changed the world and the Italian Renaissance by greatly influencing it with his fresh and unique ideas.... [tags: Italian Renaissance, Art] Early Renaissance Art - Art has gone through many significant developments throughout history. In Judaism reverence is accorded to ritual objects, and in this sense they are regarded as sacred. Text-Featuring a sermon is a less expensive way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands on the right bar with optional newsletter inclusion.

The Nature of Love: Plato to Luther (The Irving Singer

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The SIECUS Circle: A Humanist Revolution. (Belmont, Mass.: Western Islands. 1977),59. [6] These statements from Humanist Manifesto II document the beliefs of feminism. �In various societies, the demands of women and minority groups for equal rights effectively challenge our generation� (Preface, Humanist Manifesto II). �The right to birth control, abortion and divorce should be recognized. Hillel’s teachings are woven into the Mishnah, an anthology of Pharisaic interpretations of the Written and Oral Torah that was edited by one of his descendants, Judah ha-Nasi (c. 138-c. 217), head of the Sanhedrin.

Self-Healing by Thought Force

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Is it really idealistic, utopian goals, or is it really just an inherent desire to overcome the "biological chains" of humanity? "At the EZTV Media venue frequented by transhumanists and other futurists, Natasha Vita-More presented Breaking Away, her 1980 experimental film with the theme of humans breaking away from their biological limitations and the Earth's gravity as they head into space." ( Wikipedia ) The bible has a lot to say about our future.

Action and Existence: A Case For Agent Causation

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Michelangelo is known to have studied the human body as well, which contributes to his anatomically correct figures. During an era where France was the epitome of flamboyance, and when everything was elaborate from furniture to hairstyles, those paintings captured the ideal embodiment of the Rococo spirit where the upper classes were preoccupied with their own amusement while the common folk lived in misery and the nation kept on losing territories in places like Europe and North America.

The Assumption of Agency Theory (Ontological Explorations)

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Roy's critical approach towards religion comes out very clearly in the preface of his book, India's Message, where he asserts that a criticism of religious thought and a searching analysis of traditional beliefs and the time-honored dogmas of religion is essential for the belated Renaissance of India. “The spirit of inquiry should overwhelm the respect for tradition." The approach emphasizes an individual's inherent drive towards self-actualization and creativity. Tattoos now in modern times are not being done just for a style statement.

Transcendence: On Self-Determination and Cosmopolitanism

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Consider also the history of organized secularism. The deliverance of the Children of Israel from servitude marked their birth as a nation. With his head bandaged, John Lewis is hidden at the rear of the group. Evidently, when nonbelievers finally assume full control of public policy in America, the goal of reducing, to say nothing of putting an end to, poverty and inequality will not be on their enlightened, reason-based agenda. In 1966 Lisa and three other women staged a Vietnam protest demonstration at a military storage yard.

The Philosophy of Cognitive Science

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It is therefore a doctrine emphasising a person's capacity for self-realisation through reason alone because it rejects any religious or other supernatural beliefs as sources of authority Reason is the faculty or process of drawing logical inferences, and so, when we speak of man as essentially a rational animal, it being implied that man differs from all other animals in that he can consciously draw inferences from premises. Science may simply be going through a transition stage and a unified mechanical model, and more consistent physical laws may still supersede current constructions.

They Shall Not Hurt: Human Suffering and Human Caring

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The IMHO is based on the unique philosophic contributions that have guided Marxist-Humanism since it was founded in the 1950s by Raya Dunayevskaya. At first only small groups were repatriated to their ancestral home, by then a province of the Persian Empire. If existentialism's very notoriety as a cultural movement may have impeded its serious philosophical reception, then, it may be that what we have most to learn from existentialism still lies before us.