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"secularism" is negative, "humanism" is positive

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Submitted by Kevin Bjornson (United States), Sep 22, 2012 at 04:37

Again, a theocrat smears all those who oppose mysticism, as if we were all nihilists. More important than opposing mumbo-jumbo, is fulfilling human potential through beneficial achievement.

Henk seems to want to reserve an option to oppose ridicule of a religion he considers good, by not ridiculing a religion he knows to be bad.

These points seem to bolster my view that western civilization is under attack from both Christianity and Islam.

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