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Re: [skeptics-137] Have Militant Atheists Created a New Religion? | Alternet

From: Marshall
Sent on: Monday, April 1, 2013 4:18 PM
Exactly. Without the supernatural element what isn't a religion. Political parties would qualify as a religion according to this criteria as might sports teams. 

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On Apr 1, 2013, at 2:51 PM, greg <[address removed]> wrote:

> It is interesting, but I just got this book in the mail TODAY!  I have a Kindle, but still prefer a book that is mine, so that explains the fact I got a book.
> 
> Next Monday, we are starting to read A. C. Grayling's new book at the Humanist Study Group, but I would like to read Frans de Waal's book next (it is up to the group), but time permitting, I will be reading both books.
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> I consider humanism a life stance, world view or life philosophy, but not a religion.  I cannot see a religion without the "la la" AKA the supernatural or human imagination.
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> Thanks for the link.
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> Greg Swartz
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> -----Original Message----- From: eric
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> This may be of interest to any atheist evangelists out there.  It is an
> excerpt from a new book by Frans de Waal.
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> Eric
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