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Comment 18 by C.Wood :

Comment 16 by KenChimp :

In a universe that is utterly devoid of "purpose", secular humanism holds forth that human survival, growth and happiness constitute the most rational ideal of "purpose" human beings can devise for their endeavors.

Makes perfect sense to me.

And not just that, we can still find it in us to aspire to respect other living creatures, try our best to cause them no suffering (well, some of us more than others), and contribute to their well being.

Also makes perfect sense to me :)

Good point. That's also covered in secular humanism, and is considered of vital importance. Thanks for bringing it up.

Mon, 17 Oct 2011 16:28:16 UTC | #881534