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The day before battle – Operation Bluecoat, Normandy 29 July 1944 “There are no atheists in foxholes” is an adage or proverb used to argue that in times of extreme stress or fear, such as in war, all people will believe in, or hope for, a higher power. And of course there is no externality to it without the possibility of political intervention. It was mostly based around humanism, fine arts, and reformation of the Church. Prairie humanists depend on the human biological capacity for empathy.

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