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But the real source of classic beauty was Greek literature. To ensure that you get your Graveyard of the Gods/Great Minds kit in time, you’ll want to order it now! Philosophical Humanism is any outlook or way of life centered on human need and interest. The American Enlightenment  proponents stressed reason and intellectual freedom.. Are you sure you want to delete this answer? This is one of the main reasons why they seem so "comfortable". Dean is using "radicals", which I don't like because it's so vague it sounds euphemistic, and also not all people with "radical" views are violent.

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