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What Are Secularists?

Secularists are not value-free; their values are simply grounded in earthly concerns rather than in anticipation of heavenly rewards or fear of infernal punishment. Susan Jacoby, Freethinkers (2004), quoted from What Liberals Believe, page 126, edited by William Martin

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The Values We Treasure

We forget sometimes that the values we treasure – equality, fairness, justice, dignity, and ultimately kindness and love – inspired the greatest moral and political achievements of the 20th century: civil rights, women’s equality, the right to organize, and the … Continue reading

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