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According to the �Council for Secular Humanism�, �Secular Humanists reject supernatural and authoritarian beliefs�, which means that reject that there is a God and denounce His authority over us. Throughout the 1930s Potter was a well known advocate of women’s rights, access to birth control, "civil divorce laws", and an end to capital punishment. Rather, ecocide is designed to chill corporate leaders from even contemplating large scale resource extraction for fear of being put in the dock at The Hague.

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Publisher: Springer; 1996 edition (February 29, 1996)

ISBN: 0306452316

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