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Other Southern and Western Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka and Maharastra also saw a splurge in rationalist activity in the early 20th century with skeptical and agnostic ideas. The Black Plague and other illnesses resulted in a significant decrease in the overall population, which resulted in a shift of power from wealthy landlords to those who worked the land. A Secular Humanist Declaration was an argument for and statement of belief in Democratic Secular Humanism.

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Publisher: Abacus; 3rd Edition in this form edition (1973)

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