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RE: [humanism-174] definitions of freethinker

From: Marni H.
Sent on: Friday, August 10, 2007 6:46 PM

One could say that Alistair Crowley was a Freethinker, and I guess he was, in a way- but he worshiped his own defecations!


From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Michael
Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 1:31 PM
To: [address removed]
Subject: Re: [humanism-174] definitions of freethinker


I agree with you that we should not focus on defining ourselves; having to work within a definition of what we are stifles what can do or say.  I would say that having some clear, concise definition is useful so far as to explain to the uninitiated who we are and what we hope to achieve. 

I think we should use these definitions as a reference and come up with our own.  And we should make it clear that freethinking demands only an open mind- not one with any particular religious or non-religious, political or social barriers.


ken <[address removed]> wrote:

I feel that *any* definition we put on ourselves (and others who might
want to join later) is antithetical to free thinking.



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