The Outrage of the Day

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I was over at Atheist Revolution reading his latest on what we, as atheists may be able to do to keep the pressure up on the Catholic Church over child abuse by clergy. Although I agree that we atheists as well as others, especially Catholics, should do what we can to remind everyone about this criminal organization, I am frustrated by the fact that this too, as with other outrages will fade out of existence.

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Atheism, Ethics, and Humanism

Most atheists I know would also describe themselves as Humanists. I have sometimes referred to myself the same. But what does that really mean? Are there certain precepts that a person must adhere to be a Humanist? Is Humanism a social construct or are there political implications as well. In other words, as a conservative, is it possible for me to be a Humanist?

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