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The History Channel presents a history of the Renaissance using an original song and colorful illusrations. Hutten's death may be regarded as the end of German Humanism properly speaking. And he did all this while identifying himself as a religious person, albeit not a conventional one. Plethon, also mentioned above, taught Platonic philosophy at Florence. Humanism is a philosophy which in most cases embraces Agnosticism or Atheistic belief about the non-existence of a deity.

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Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press; Reprint edition (March 2, 2011)

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This post first appeared in 2009 on the HB and has been updated. John Dewey described Humanism as our "common faith." Julian Huxley called it "Religion without Revelation." The first Humanist Manifesto spoke openly of Humanism as a religion. Many other Humanists could be cited who have acknowledged that Humanism is a religion. In fact, claiming that Humanism was "the new religion" was trendy for at least 100 years, perhaps beginning in 1875 with the publication of The Religion of Humanity by Octavius Brooks Frothingham (1822-1895), son of the distinguished Unitarian clergyman, Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (1793-1870), pastor of the First Unitarian Church of Boston, 1815-1850 Complexity and the Function of Mind in Nature (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology). For Clark and Blain, the end of the race isn’t nearly as important as the race itself. “In James’ (Woods) campaign, we wanted to normalize atheism in politics, and I think we did it,” Blain said. “This time, we asked: Can we inspire people to run as atheists? And we’ve done that.” Which begs the question — if only one or two of their candidates has a shot at lasting beyond the primary, what’s next for Spectrum Experience Personal Identity?

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