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Also, as a Hong Kong resident, to dig back into Chinese values as spoken by the likes of Master Kong and my particular favourite Wang Yang Ming. So from the atheist/secularist movement is has morphed into, Humanism must be reshaped into the kind of thing it originally was, namely, a radical reform movement. Such sites include Vote Match, Vote for Policies, Party Picker and Who should you vote for? The most famous and successful of these literary explorers was the papal secretary, Poggio Bracciolini, who rediscovered texts of Quintilian, Asconius, Valerius Flaccus, Lucretius, Silius Italicus, Ammianus Marcellinus and ten hitherto unknown orations of Cicero.

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Publisher: Amsterdam University Press (January 15, 2015)

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