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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What did Mohammad do for the people of his time that compares with the suffering and death to save humanity of Jesus?
He pbuh told them that he will do an intercession, good speech byAllah swt for the believers in God, so that many can be saved fromHell. he said, Muslims be glad, you will go to Paradise. (so Muslims fearthe day of judgment (a day that is comparable with 50.000 years),not what will come after it The… pagan Arabs, tortured him and he suffered very much. He gotmany times almost killed. The people were many times astonished that he carred more aboutpeople, give them more rights , rather than thinking of his own. Sohe had the mentality of: "first you, and maybe later myself." Ali r.a. said: " When the battle (in war) would become tofierce, we would flee to the prophet pbuh (we would come behind theprophet pbuh), and he used to fight the people and would defendus ." In the war of Uhud, when all the men flee, the prophet pbuh saidsoemthing like this: "I looked to the right, and I saw a woman(umEmerah), defending me , I looked to the left and I saw a womandefending me!" He pbuh said: Who bears what you bear! , ask of me,ask of me (wish,wish!!!). They only replied: "We wish youre companyin Paradise o prophet". a woman would not go with someone to a war, and when everybodyflees, she would not stand firm if she was not convinced of him. (MORE)
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.
It certainly is! Secular Humanism is simply acknowledging your moral compass, and acting on it. Answer It means acting in a morally correct manner, with respect for all people regardless of gender, race, age, or faith. But Humanism itself is not a faith: it is a way of life which has no need for …gods. All it needs is for people to be nice to each other. That requires no faith. In fact, faith would hinder that. The New Zealander Lloyd Gearing (a theologian and a reverend) clarifies what a humanist is: "Tomorrows God will have no hands but our hands, no voice but our voice, no mind but our mind, and no plan for the future except what we plan." (MORE)
Humanism began as the scholarly aspect of the Rennaissance and developed into the Enlightenment. It is called "Secular" Humanism by the benighted enemies of the Enlightenment. Some of its fathers are Petrarch, Chrysoloras, Valla, Erasmus, Poggio, Ciriaco, Pope Pius II, Leonardo Bruni, Sir Thomas Mor…e. (MORE)
That it's the same as before birth. What happens to the flame when you blow out a match? Life ends.
Answer . Whereas most modern religions teach that when a person dies, the soul progresses to an afterlife in heaven or hell, or is re-incarnated in a new life on earth, secular belief is that there is no afterlife. We will live on in the memories of our loved ones, friends and acquaintances.
According to the Wikipedia article on the subject: Secular humanism is a humanist philosophy that upholds reason, ethics, and justice, and specifically rejects the supernatural and the spiritual as the basis of moral reflection and decision-making. Like other types of humanism, secular humanism …is a life stance that focuses on the way human beings can lead good, happy, and functional lives. The term "secular humanism" was coined in the 20th century to make a clear distinction from "religious humanism." (MORE)
Answer: Why do people suffer and die? The Bible gives us a clear explanation at Romans 5:12 . "That is why, just as through one man sin entered into the world and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men because they had all sinned-." Both good and bad humans suffer and die because …of the sin and imperfection that we have inherited from our disobedient parents. 1 Corinthians 15:22 says "For just as in Adam all are dying, so also in the Christ all will be made alive." A direct result of the sin that we have inherited from our first parents is death. Romans 6:23 says: "For the wages sin pays is death, but the gift God gives is everlasting life by Christ Jesus our Lord." This is why we all suffer and die. The scriptures quoted above explain this. The same scriptures also offer a positive view. 1 Corinthians 15:22 says that "in the Christ all will be made alive," and Romans 6:23 says " the gift God gives is everlasting life by Christ Jesus our Lord." John 17:3 explains this further. "This means everlasting life, their taking in knowledge of you, the only true God, and of the one whom you sent forth, Jesus Christ." The Bible holds out a promise to those who take in knowledge of God and Jesus Christ; Everlasting Life. The Bible also holds out another hope to those who take in this knowledge. Revelation 21:3-4 says "With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: "Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his peoples. And God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Isaiah 25:8 says "He will actually swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will certainly wipe the tears from all faces. And the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for Jehovah himself has spoken it." The Bible explains why we all suffer and die but as quoted, it also offers a sure hope of a time when death will be removed and all the pain and suffering we endure today will be soon removed. . Death teaches us that life is precious, and suffering reminds us that none could ever have to. (MORE)
Individualism was a very prominent part of Renaissance living. Theterm Renaissance man talks of an individual who has skillsin many fields and is really a great way of describing the power ofindividualism in the time period. People strove to be masters ofall they did, and the individual flourished…, leaving society in anattempt to keep up. Secularism became had never really been a large factor in manyEuropean legal systems since Athens. With Europe only just emergingfrom its Feudal society in which trial by ordeal was so popular,the emergence of secularism into society was much needed in orderfor democracy to really plant its roots again. With the Catholicchurch losing power through the Protestant Reformation, and the nowvery active scholarly outlook on the world being analyzed more thanthe superstitions of religion, the separation of church from thestate was a restarting point for democracy. Humanism, and secularism go hand in hand in this time period. Thestrong humanist way of thinking and learning brought a new era ofscholarship and inquiry instead of settling for the old religiousways of the past. Hope this helped! (MORE)
Absolutely not - the threat to Christianity comes in the form of education alone. Same with all the Abrahamic religions. Religions prosper in places of low education and low income. It has been said that the internet is the worst thing to have ever happened to religions, as it allows the free flow… of information between us. The numbers show this to be true. In a time when religions have more money and resources than ever, are building giant churches with million dollar multi-media systems, and spending fortunes on advertising, their numbers are in decline everywhere. I always advise people to educate themselves, first and foremost. Find out if their beliefs are simply a product of their indoctrination or if they truly believe the claims laid out by their chosen religion. Study the history of that religion, including the atrocities committed by them, study thing like their views on science (Judeo-Christian religions ((Judaism, Islam, and Christianity)) all have a strong anti-science history which continues to this day, as science is a massive threat to religions), and then actually read the holy book as well as books from the other side of the coin like God Delusion, Letter to a Christian Nation, etc. After this, you will be able to make a well-informed decision on your beliefs and feel good about it - whatever position you come to. (MORE)
Answer If secularism is traveling without a destination Better Answer: Secular humanism is about people. The destination for secular humanist is better lives for ourselves and others. Secular humanism believes we can do that without believing in a god. Secular humanism believes that humans com…e first. Animals and the environment are important and or important for our survival, but humans come first. General speaking I think most secular humanist also believe there is a Truth, and it is a materialistic truth (non-spiritual). Most secular humanist believe in democracy and human rights and human freedom. (MORE)
"Non-secular humanism" is generally referred to as plain old "humanism", which is much the same thing, but can include spirituality and lesser deist beliefs, such as agnosticism. It does not exclude secular humanists, but many are inclined to include the "secular" part in order to be clear on the at…heistic nature of their moral and ethical beliefs. (MORE)
In the United States, secular views run from acceptance to the sort of hatred that's born of fear and ignorance. Most people who've studied the facts (psychologists, sociologists, etc.) are of the opinion that homosexuality is just another form of human sexual expression, most probably resulting fro…m interaction between genetic tendencies and "acceptable" cultural expression. For example, in most places, effeminate men are allowed in certain professions, as long as their overt sexuality is not expressed. The variety of views is changing rapidly as more and more homosexually oriented people "come out". Finding out your brother or sister is "a homosexual" forces most people to rethink their prejudices. (MORE)
i dunno either i am doin aproject and all the sites r rubbish so go ask sumuther puyson:PLOL
Life at each moment encompasses the body and mind and the self and environment of all sentient beings in the Ten Worlds as well as all insentient beings in the three thousand realms, including plants, sky, earth, and even the minutest particles of dust. Life at each moment permeates the entire realm… of phenomena and is revealed in all phenomena. To be awakened to this principle is itself the mutually inclusive relationship of life at each moment and all phenomena. -Nichiren. In Buddhism we believe in causality. Since all the causes you make are strictly yours. You can create the effects of happiness by creating positive causes. This is the amazing freedom of Buddhism and of mastering your own happiness. http://www.sgilibrary.org/view.php?page=3 (MORE)
The HUMAN mind created the secular humanistic view of life. Secular humanism grew out of the Eighteenth Century Enlightenment and Nineteenth Century Freethinking when people began to understand the importance of science and realized that it could answer questions that baffled earlier generations and… for which they created religious answers based on belief rather than fact. (MORE)
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 t…his 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. (MORE)
Money and career are different among demographics, so the opinion of such also differs. Secular humanism, as a philosophy, really has no bearing on either; money and your job are objectively measurable and assessed. They are necessary to thrive.
It does not impact career in a drastic way. The person who embraces secular humanism is not confined to a spiritual religion and therefore there are no restrictions on the individual for whatever career path he/she decides to choose. There is therefore a freedom in choosing what suits the person… best and keeps the person happy with one's decision and self. It also means there is no restrictions to the person's career or any repercussions to be faced no matter what the decision is. As many people who embrace religious humanism have certain restrictions and punishments if the restrictions have not been followed, Therefore a secular person is free of this while acquiring a career. (MORE)
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, and it is not dogmatic.
Secular humanists view sexuality as a part of human life, not subject to the arbitrary demands of an imaginary deity or the control of government. This does not mean that secular humanists are necessarily promiscuous. There are perfectly practical reasons to exercise caution about sex, since there… are real dangers in the form of sexually transmitted disease, unwanted pregnancy, jealousy or other emotional problems, child support payments, etc. Like most secular activities altruism, not morality , is the guiding principle in play. Self determined control is the important issue. This precludes the control of sexuality among consenting responsible adults based on "standards of morality" or government regulation. (MORE)
If you want to do soemthing, go for it, as long as it doesn't annoy or harm anyone else.
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. (MORE)
It depends on the person. Each person has a different view onthings. It depends on the one you are talking to.
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 earnings) to the Lord's storehouse (synonymous with the church today). There is nothing inherently wrong with money. As a matte…r 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. (MORE)
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 advice 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. (MORE)
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 argued that humanists may be less inclined to share their wealth. Generally, secular humanists see money in much the same way a…s 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. (MORE)
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. (MORE)
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 after we die. This leads the secular humanist to do good for the sake of doing good rather then out of fear of eternal damnati…on, 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. (MORE)
In practise, probably not a great deal - atheist humanism is humanism assuming that there is no god, secular humanism is humanism separated from religion. Making the "right" choice, from a humanist point of view, is unlikely to be affected by the two different approaches.
A secular humanist views sexuality as a creation of nature to encourage reproduction. The animals that never developed sexuality were uninterested in reproduction, and that is why sexual animals are the only ones that can survive. In the social sense, they would then see it as something natural and… not to be ashamed of. We are all animals with sexual urges, and repressing them is not only dangerous to our psyche, but also to our survival as a species. (MORE)
Dante Alighieri; 1265-1321, believed that his design for a humanworld order would incorporate his belief in the dual nature ofhumanity. Man is of two parts: earthly/ temporary, which is ourbody, and spiritual/ eternal, the soul. Dante believed mankind'sduty is to achieve happiness and everlasting li…fe. His views ofhuman nature and duty was an intergal part of his political beliefthat Church and State be separate. In other words, a seculargovernment . (MORE)
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.
Secular humanism does not, by its very nature, have an established position on "money and career". SH is simply the philosophical position that there is no preternatural meaning, purpose or power in the world and as such humans must find their moral paths as individuals. So if you, as an individual…, find money and a good career to be a goal worth pursuing, it is your prerogative to do so. If you do not, you are free to explore and find what you think will make you happiest in life. (MORE)
There is a huge range of atheists - Bertrand Russell - one of themost respected moral philosophers of the 20th century and Stalin -one of the biggest mass murderers in history were both atheists anddoubtless had widely different views on suffering.
As stated in the Four Noble Truths: . Buddhism sees suffering as the human condition when a person is not enlightened. . Suffering is the result of desire. . Suffering can be ended. . Suffering can be ended by following the Eightfold Path.
How would you present the gospel to an individual who comes from one what worldwide views Secular Humanism Buddhism Hinduism Islam or Judaism?
St. Francis of Assisi was famous for saying: "Preach the Gospel at all times and if necessary, use words." A true believer's life will be plenty of an example of God's reality to any of these people. Like everyone else, tribulation will hit your life. Unlike everyone else, it will find resoluti…on and peace, and that is an incredible witness. Theological discussions usually turn into debates or shouting matches. Remember that speaking Christian Faith to someone who is not a believer themselves would be like any one of us trying to have any discussion about Quantum Physics with Dr. Stephen Hawking. I certainly don't hold the discipline and wouldn't understand what was happening at all. If your testimony turns into discussion don't preach morality and sin. People are already convicted. Instead, be an introductory service to the Lord. "This is God, and this is what he's done for me." Leave it at that. What corrections they make in their life must come if and when they accept Christ through the Holy Spirit. Doing so before hand is counter productive. all religions talk same thing ,try to find what they talking about. They all talk how to seprate body and soul before death and enjoy the endless joy(happiness). Like for our body name is Bharat(hindu), John the Baptist(Christianity), ETC.... You con free of bondage of Karma whithout enlightenment (Body and Soul sepration. (MORE)
The human rights only want to get human rights but with out religion in the world their woldnt be humas rights at all. Religion keeps people from doing bad stuff because with out believing in a God people woundt be interesting in their lives because they are gonna think " why do I make good deeds if… when I die I'm not gonna go anyware" so religion is plays a good role in the world and you should believe in a God because you know there's a God, you can see his finger prints in the world, like the nature, the human life and miracles and Jesus the one that founded the Roman Catholic Church. That's why a secular state would not be good for the country or society. (MORE)
Secular humanism and Christianity differ in their approach to ethics. Humanists believe that human beings are capable of being ethical and moral without religion or God. The humanist approach is to do the right thing because that is the right thing to do, which some theologians criticise because it …requires an interpretation of what is right. The Christian approach is to do the right thing because the Bible or the Church tells Christians what to do, an approach which is criticised because the Bible's story is interpreted for Christians by the clergy. Secular humanism also emphasises fulfilment in this life, whereas Christians believe in a life to come and believe that fulfilment must wait for the next life. (MORE)
YES! It does not take religion to determine either if a man loves his family or not. What are you, a religious nut or something?
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 ou…r 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. (MORE)
This is about the most general question ever. Political science, philosophy, courses in the humanities, and social sciences and history will all cover secular humanism. Secular humanism, depending on the context, usually refers to the rise of scientific enlightenment, including scientific discovery,… the rise of democratic republics, and liberalism (in the broad sense, not "liberal" Democrat). (MORE)
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 payment for previous wrongs. Others believe that their consciousness joins a universal consciousness when they die. It is also comm…on 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. (MORE)
'Not only so, but we c also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.' R…omans 5:3-5 when it comes to death, we believe that we will all die, and one day, all of God's faithful servants will go to heaven, where as those who have not believed in God will go to hell. (MORE)
Secularism isnt a religion, it doeent have any guiding texts or beliefs, all secularists believe is that the state should operate independently of religion. It is possible to be a Roman Catholic secularist or an agnostic secularists to there is no secular view to sex...
Suffering in the world has come about through sin. Sin causes wars, famine, disease. Sin also causes disease because of sexual abuse, IE, adultery, homosexual practices, kinky sex etc. Sin causes suffering by criminal activities, murder, robbery, theft, etc. Sin is the result of all of these things …and all cause suffering. The list is endless but i hope you get the idea. (MORE)
There are many places where one can find information on secular humanism. The information on this topic is widely debated but the most trusted source for this information would be Wikipedia's page on this topic.
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 others typically feelsuffering. In the case of a homicide, guilt could also play intoit. And death is often a consequence for ma…ny things it shouldn'tbe. (MORE)
They don't like suffering and try to avoid it. They do not view itas a punishment from god, an atonement for past wrongs, apurification, or leading to a future reward after death. To respond to suffering from health issues they seek out medicalpractitioners, for financial suffering they discuss it w…ith bankersand similar, for hunger they eat, for bad interpersonal actionsthey seek out legal remedies or just move on, for bad haircuts theyget another barber. For suffering in others they provide first aid, call 911,contribute to charity, do social volunteering. (MORE)