Confucianism and Humanism are overlapping credos that reinforce and supplement each other. Together they could build into the youth of our species the character both revere.
This seminal article describes the imminent government of our species, demonstrating our hidden process of returning to villages that answer to nobody and everyone.
It stops short of discussing the hegemony of the UN, but that is a separate awakening for we killer apes.
Kudos to The Atlantic magazine for a truth that may now speak its name.
”Individual selection is responsible for much of what we call sin, while group selection is responsible for the greater part of virtue.” Wilson is easily the greatest thinker of our age, an invaluable successor to Darwin.
“Biologist Edward O. Wilson, considered to be one of the world’s greatest living scientists, argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to search for consilience–the proof that everything in our world is organized in terms of a small number of fundamental natural laws that comprise the principles underlying every branch of learning.
A large standing military, a large contractor base, and its widespread congressional patronage network cannot survive without war or the threat of war to lubricate the continuing money flow it requires.
”I regard the use of the term “humanism” to mean secular humanism or atheism to be one of the greatest tragedies of twentieth century movementology, perpetrated by second-class minds and perpetuated by third-class polemicists and village atheists.” (R. Joseph Hoffmann)
A single social program is transforming how countries all over the world help their poor.
The Sunflower is a prime example of humanist advocacy that we can support unequivocally, and point to as our own policy.
This is what happens when large numbers of people gather in the nation’s public squares, as they did last year in Washington. Hope is given light, the aroma of freedom blesses all who are there, new beginnings are sensed and pledged.
Progressive and mainstream humanists, Catholics, Protestants, Jews and others of good will need to concentrate on what unites us, not on what divides us. Divisive ad campaigns invite blowback and stimulate both ends of the religious spectrum to engage in fruitless bouts of name-calling and invective.