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But there is also an inspiration and a strength that we derive from another source within us. To ascribe the 400-years ascent of the Western civilization to world dominance to an ideology that has won the day only in the last two generations is quite improbable, to say the least. Though Religious Humanism embraces cultural humanism, this is no justification for separating out cultural humanism, labeling it as the exclusive legacy of a nontheistic and naturalistic religion called Religious Humanism, and thus declaring it alien.

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