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An example of this is when a country is forced to vote on a political or social matter and the voice of the majority is heard. This process includes science, but also the use of reason in our own lives, and most importantly – humility. He hoped that he could do some good by winning earthly glory and praising virtue, inferior though that might be to a life devoted solely to prayer. Renaissance humanism was a movement beginning in the late medieval period and running through the 16th century across Europe and Britain.

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