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Secular humanism views on suffering and death?
Secular Humanists believe suffering comes from the cause of people or series of unfortunate events. As there is no god or faith outside science death is an end and nothing more. No bright lights at the end of the tunnel, etc. By this cynical worldview suffering can also be viewed as nothing more than an unfortunate emotion evolution has brought on.
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As the Messiah, he was our prophesied Kinsman Redeemer. It is written: The wages of sin is death. Yeshua our Kinsman redeemer died in our place in order to redeem us from the …penalty of sin which is death.
by suffering to death
We do not believe that we have a soul.
In John 3:16 the Bible says "For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." In John 6:…38-40, Jesus says, " For I have come from down from Heaven not to do my will but to do the will of the Him who sent me. And this is the will of Him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all that He has given me, but raise them up at the last day. For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in Him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the day." Jesus Christ came to the world to be THE Way to Heaven. He knew what God - His Father in Heaven -- sent Him to do... to be given over to be put to death to be the sacrifice for us. God raised Him from the dead, and now we have the opportunity (and free choice!) to spend eternity in Heaven! Was is glamorous of pain free? NO WAY! He did it out of love... As a parent would give their life for their child... God did for us.
Any atheist is a person who simply doesn't hold a belief in a godor gods. As such, he or she could have any belief about sufferingor death, because atheism is not a belief, an…d it is not dogmatic.
Death- no afterlife. Rot in the ground. No soul. Why need anafterlife- you're given one for sure and one only- use it in thebest possible way- carpe diem. Suffering- well, you… certainlyhaven't sinned. Suffering can take many forms, of course. Death ofa family member, you develop a horrible condition- it happens. Itis not karma. Though karma, almost not in the religious sense butrather the principle that if you do bad things to others it willcatch up with you, is quite accurate, in many cases.
Secular Humanist believe in what can be seen. So they would do what Christians would do with Money. As a Christian, one would (or should) pay tithes (10 percent of one's earni…ngs) to the Lord's storehouse (synonymous with the church today). There is nothing inherently wrong with money. As a matter of fact, devout Christians understand that the love of money is the root of all evil (1 Timothy 6:10). So Christians do not love money, but rather use it in its proper place. Yes, The question "what you do with the money after you get it" is a great one. Secular humanist may give to the poor, feed the hungry, give money to charities, but if these things are done without love (God), then it is all for naught. It is true that each person as to take care of their family, but we have to take care of God's house before anything else, even saving some for retirement. Also, we should enjoy our lives with the money we earn and kept after doing the proper things with it.
I feel no fear of death and seldom give it much thought. When I die I will simply cease to exist. A person may suffer before dying, but death itself has no suffering. My advic…e is to do your best while living and not worry about death. Secular humanists accept death as an inevitability, but embrace life as valuable because of it. Therefore, humanists seek to obtain the best quality of life possible; this usually entails avoiding and preventing needless suffering.
It is important to note that a person that holds a secular humanists viewpoint does not retain any specific opinion regarding wealth, however, it is sometimes incorrectly argu…ed that humanists may be less inclined to share their wealth. Generally, secular humanists see money in much the same way as a person of faith. It would be fair to say that secular humanists are no more attracted to an extrinsic lifestyle when compared with other schools of thought. There is no evidence, for example, that a secular humanist would be less likely to use his or her wealth to support the work of charities; In fact there are many secular organisations which do just that.
Eliminating and preventing needless suffering of any kind is an important principle of morality, especially when embraced by a secular humanist.
Secular humanism is different from other non-religious or anti-religious philosophies in that humanists believe they have an obligation to serve humanity as a whole as opposed… to just the individual. family members are part of humanity as a whole so theoretically a humanist would believe in treating their family members in an ethical manner based on his/her ideas of what is best for humanity.
Secular Humanists view death as inevitable, and don't believe in an afterlife. This means that each person only has one chance at life. There is no forgiveness or punishment a…fter we die. This leads the secular humanist to do good for the sake of doing good rather then out of fear of eternal damnation, or hope for eternal rewards. Each and every person is responsible for making the world a better place, and the only way to do this is to eliminate hate, and support all the basic human rights for everyone, no matter what race, religion, sex, or any other factor. Everyone is equal, and deserves the same rights.
Pantheism view is that there is no suffering. Suffering is an illusion. "What happens after death?" The Pantheist agrees with the naturalist, who says that the person ceases… to exist at death, but they differ on exactly who (or what) the person is.
I am atheist, and I believe that suffering exists in many forms, and that it can be something that a person brought upon themselves, or something we have no control over - but… I do not believe that it is something put on us by a deity. And as far as death goes, we all die. Death is simply the end our lives. I absolutely do not believe that we are resurrected for some kind of judgement, and sent to heaven or hell. Answer: Marcus Aurelius commented that life is more important than death "When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive--to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." In general he felt that everyone dies and eventually everyone is forgotten.
The New Age isn't a single religion with a fixed doctrine, and different people have different views. Many believe in reincarnation and karma, explaining suffering as a paymen…t for previous wrongs. Others believe that their consciousness joins a universal consciousness when they die. It is also common to believe that incarnation is a school and the suffering is given to us to help us learn. Some even say that we choose some of our major sufferings before we are born, choosing the curriculum as it were.
Suffering and dying exist. Existentialism has no part in atheism.
It's been said, but, personally, I think it's not necessarily true.I suppose someone would think that because death goes hand in handwith loss, and it's through loss which oth…ers typically feelsuffering. In the case of a homicide, guilt could also play intoit. And death is often a consequence for many things it shouldn'tbe.