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About half of Spectrum’s candidates said their lack of religion has not been a problem. Christianity and Classical Humanism must balance or we are threatened by the very irrational forces that plunged the West into the Dark Ages. The cult of humanity ends in Comtian humanism, shut-in upon itself, and – this must be said – in Fascism. There are many people who consider themselves humanists, and much variety in the exact type of humanism to which they subscribe. Once the authorities rescued him, they discovered that the little fellow had no idea that there was any other way to exist.

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