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  1. Engels was born in Barmen-Elberfeld (now Wuppertal), the eldest son of a successful German textile industrialist.
  2. Engels was shocked by the poverty in the city and began writing an account that was published as Condition of the Working Classes in England (1844).
  3. Engels was the eldest son of a successful German textile industrialist.

Benjamin Franklin

  1. Benjamin Franklin was also obsessed with the game. (Web site)
  2. Benjamin Franklin was an American statesman and scientist.
  3. Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, diplomat, writer, and a huge influence on American history. (Web site)
  4. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston, Massachusetts, into a devoted Puritan household. (Web site)

Albert Schweitzer

  1. Albert Schweitzer is a good example of one who carefully avoids limiting the SL position to human beings. (Web site)

Charles Dickens

  1. Charles Dickens was a popular novelist in the Victorian period. (Web site)
  2. Charles Dickens: One Dickens of a Time Charles Dickens is recognized as one of the greatest writers of the Victorian period, but his life was far from ideal. (Web site)

Modern Humanism

  1. Modern Humanism was invented after WWII as a counter to the brutality of Communism, the decadence of Christianity and the amorality of Capitalism.
  2. Modern humanism is also called Naturalistic humanism, Scientific humanism, Ethical humanism, and Democratic humanism.
  3. Modern humanism was born in European Renaissance universities, originally referred to a student or teacher of Greco-Roman literature.
  4. Modern humanism is based on the evidence of naturalism as contrasted to the supernaturalism of traditional world views.

Mark Twain

  1. Mark Twain was a revolutionary in the truest sense of the word. (Web site)
  2. Mark Twain is a difficult man to describe, and only a small fraction of his mind has been explored here. (Web site)
  3. Mark Twain is a reference to steam boating, marking the depth of water to be about twelve feet.
  4. Mark Twain was one of the most popular and well-known authors of the 1800-s. (Web site)
  5. Mark Twain: The news of its crossing has been greatly exaggerated.


  1. HUMANISM is a philosophy focused upon human means for comprehending reality. (Web site)
  2. As a result, the term "humanism" has been loaded over the years with negative connotations by Christian apologists.
  3. For other uses of the term "humanism", please see Humanism.
  4. Frederick Edwords, Executive Director of the AHA, explains the differences among various uses of the word "humanism" with an emphasis on Modern Humanism. (Web site)
  5. HUMANISM is a philosophy for the here and now. (Web site)


  1. Beatus was born in 1485, in Selestat, where he received his early education under Crato Hoffmann and Hieronymus Gebwiller.
  2. Beatus was captivated by the expansive personality of his teacher Lefevre D' Etaples, who implanted in him his love for the writings of Aristotle.


  1. Humanists are concerned for the well being of all, are committed to diversity, and respect those of differing yet humane views. (Web site)
  2. Humanists are convinced that the meaning and purpose of life must be found in living not in dying. (Web site)
  3. Humanists are committed to building a world that is significant, not only for the individual-s quest for meaning, but for the whole of humankind.
  4. Humanists are atheists or agnostics and do not expect an afterlife.
  5. Humanists are fully convinced that morality, at its heart, makes sense. (Web site)
  6. Humanists are informed by science, inspired by art, and motivated by compassion.

New Humanism

  1. New Humanism is a movement in literary criticism led by Irving Babbitt.
  2. The New Humanism is a philosophy of Oneness, the Spirit of Oneness at work in the world.

Secular Humanists

  1. Secular humanists are proud of their advocacy for a secular state and wholeheartedly fight for the separation of church and state. (Web site)
  2. Secular humanists are Satan worshippers.
  3. Secular humanists are agnostics or skeptics concerning the God question. (Web site)
  4. Secular humanists are generally nontheists. (Web site)
  5. Secular humanists are typically not interested in using rituals and ceremonies. (Web site)

Secular Humanism

  1. Growing up I heard the term "secular humanism" hissed with disdain on far-right talk shows in the same breath as "godless atheism" and "communism".
  2. SECULAR HUMANISM is an outgrowth of 18th century enlightenment rationalism and 19th century freethought. (Web site)
  3. Secular Humanism is a product of 19th century Ethical Culture and 20th century Unitarian Universalism that invaded and undermined Unitarian churches. (Web site)
  4. Secular Humanism is a term frequently thrown around in separation of church and state discussions. (Web site)
  5. Secular Humanism is a way of thinking and living that aims to bring out the best in people so that all people can have the best in life.


  1. Shakespeare was born April 23, 1564 in the town of Stratford, England. (Web site)
  2. Shakespeare was polite with past of the Tudor Dynasty. (Web site)

Thomas More

  1. Thomas More was born in London on February 6, 1478, to John and Agnes More, whose families were connected with the city's legal community. (Web site)
  2. Thomas More was born on the sixth of February, 1478, the year following the publication of the first printed book in England. (Web site)
  3. Thomas More was in the fringe of all this, being both councillor and royal secretary. (Web site)
  4. Thomas More was now able to speak his mind and practice his profession. (Web site)
  5. Thomas More was to come and live with the monks, but he was not to take vows. (Web site)


  1. Richard Holmes, in Voltaire's Grin, also believes that the name "Voltaire" arose from the transposition of letters.
  2. Voltaire is only one illustration of the wisdom of these remarks. (Web site)
  3. Voltaire was a freethinker like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and others, although they did not go by that name.
  4. Voltaire was also critical of Islam. (Web site)
  5. Voltaire was always vain in his dress and personal appearance. (Web site)

Albert Einstein

  1. Albert Einstein is a prime example of a person generally regarded as a "genius" who was not a polymath.
  2. Albert Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the year 1921. (Web site)
  3. Albert Einstein was a beautiful man, wise and moral, who lived in difficult times. (Web site)
  4. Albert Einstein was a famous scientist, writer and professor. (Web site)
  5. Albert Einstein was a supporter of Zionism, but never without reservations.

Erich Fromm

  1. Erich Fromm is a well-known humanistic psychologist who has published much on the role of freedom in the psychic development of man.
  2. Erich Fromm is a US psychoanalyst and writer from Germany.
  3. Erich Fromm is a noted psychoanalyst whose previous books have given him the reputation of a clear and provocative thinker.
  4. Erich Fromm is a socially oriented theorist.
  5. Erich Fromm is a tremendous optimist.

Alexander Fleming

  1. Sir Alexander Fleming is a pub which benefits from outside seating on a private terrace and serves wines, beers, spirits and traditional pub food.
  2. Sir Alexander Fleming saved millions of lives with his discovery of penicillin.

Anne Frank

  1. Anne Frank was a Jewish girl who lived in Amsterdam during the time of the Holocaust. (Web site)
  2. Anne Frank was selected as one of the 'Heroes & Icons'. (Web site)

Barbara Smoker

  1. Barbara Smoker was born in London in 1923 into a Roman Catholic family.

Beatus Rhenanus

  1. Dann arbeitete er als Seilerknecht in Basel, wo er die Bekanntschaft des Humanisten Beatus Rhenanus machte und schlie--lich Gymnasiallehrer wurde.
  2. John D'Amico turns to the German humanist, Beatus Rhenanus, and forms exciting new opinions about his work. (Web site)
  3. The Library consists in reality of two Library collections: those of the Sélestat Latin School and of the great humanist, Beatus Rhenanus.

Bertrand Russell

  1. Bertrand Russell is a curious mixture of the two approaches.
  2. Bertrand Russell is a good place to start.
  3. Bertrand Russell was an outspoken pacifist. (Web site)
  4. Bertrand Russell was born at the height of Britain 's economic and political ascendancy.
  5. Bertrand Russell was born on 18 May 1872 at Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales, into an aristocratic English family. (Web site)

Bill Gates

  1. Bill Gates quickly becomes the world's youngest billionaire.
  2. Bill Gates and Paul Allen sign a partnership agreement to officially create the Microsoft company. (Web site)
  3. Yes, more than 12 million copies of John Grisham's novel The Firm were printed, and the first run of Bill Gates's book was 800,000. (Web site)


  1. Books were scarce. (Web site)
  2. The books are extremely well written and captivating.
  3. The books were placed on tables or on lecterns.
  4. Books are the province of romantics and humanists, not heartless nerds. (Web site)


  1. Bragg was associate editor of the New Humanist, 1932-35, and editor, 1935-36. (Web site)
  2. Bragg was devoted to Meadville throughout his life and served several terms as a trustee. (Web site)
  3. Bragg was one of the founders of the Kansas City Civil Liberties Union. (Web site)


  1. Capitalism was regarded as self-defeating in the long run by Marx.
  2. Marxism he handled warily, and the word "capitalism" rarely crossed his lips.

Carl Rogers

  1. Carl Rogers was born January 8, 1902 in Oak Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, the fourth of six children. (Web site)

Carl Sagan

  1. Carl Sagan is a frigate" Carl is an influential persona in my life.
  2. Carl Sagan is a personal hero of mine.
  3. Carl Sagan is a scientist of quality, who is also a writer of quality.
  4. Carl Sagan is a very clear and thoughtful writer.
  5. Carl Sagan is a wonderful professor which carry us to the cosmos in a imaginary spaceship.


  1. Chaucer was born around 1343 probably in London, although the exact date and location is not known. (Web site)
  2. Chaucer was most likely familiar with Decameron IX, 6, a story quite similar in many ways to the Reeve's Tale.

Clara Barton

  1. Visitors to Clara Barton National Historic Site can gain a sense of how Barton lived and worked. (Web site)
  2. One reformer was Clara Barton, the Civil War "angel of the battlefield," who founded the American Red Cross.

Corliss Lamont

  1. Corliss Lamont - An obituary by Clay Splawn, reviewing the key points of Lamont's legacy. (Web site)
  2. Corliss Lamont was a prolific writer. (Web site)
  3. Corliss Lamont was indeed an all-around freethinker.


  1. Darwin was born in Shrewsbury and studied medicine at Edinburgh, then Cambridge. (Web site)
  2. Darwin was born on Feb. (Web site)
  3. Darwin was buried in Westminster Abbey, near the grave of Sir Isaac Newton. (Web site)
  4. Darwin was forced into early publication of his theory of natural selection. (Web site)
  5. Darwin was particularly enthusiastic about the writings of William Paley, including the argument for divine design in nature. (Web site)

David Usher

  1. David Usher is a British-born rock singer-songwriter, and renowned humanist who was born on 24th April 1966.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  1. Dietrich Bonhoeffer is a compelling person, whose faith and life were consistent against Nazi evil.
  2. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German theologian and minister who was active in the religious protest against Nazi policies.

Edward Said

  1. Edward Said is a big celebrity in Beirut, and AUB is his favorite theater.
  2. Edward Said is a diverse man.
  3. Edward Said is a professor of literature at Columbia university. (Web site)
  4. Edward Said was a fountain of humanity, compassion, intellectual restlessness and creativity.
  5. Edward Said was a great scholar, a great teacher, and a beloved member of the Columbia community for 40 years. (Web site)


  1. Erasmus is a European Commission exchange programme that enables students in 31 European countries to study for part of their degree in another country.
  2. Erasmus is a European Union programme for student exchange within the European Union and the European Economic Area.
  3. Erasmus is a battlestar in the Colonial Fleet .
  4. Erasmus is a case in point. (Web site)
  5. Erasmus is a great opportunity to spend between 3 and 12 months in another European country, and have it count towards your degree.


  1. Feynman was also sought out by the famous physicist Niels Bohr for one-on-one discussions.
  2. Feynman was disturbed by two aspects of this practice.
  3. Feynman was requested to serve on the Presidential Rogers Commission which investigated the Challenger disaster of 1986. (Web site)
  4. Feynman was sought out by physicist Niels Bohr for one-on-one discussions. (Web site)


  1. Florence was a very literate audience, already self-conscious and aware of its city and place in the political landscape.
  2. Florence was the capital of the RenaissanceThe Renaissance has no set starting point or place. (Web site)

Frank Zappa

  1. Frank Zappa was one of the most influential international rock musicians of his generation. (Web site)
  2. Frank Zappa was truly one of the great supporters of democracy of the twentieth century.

Gene Roddenberry

  1. Gene Roddenberry is a great guy and I think we're all very greatful to him for creating Star Trek.
  2. Gene Roddenberry is one of the saints of humanism, but he saddled the movement with its most difficult-to-shake stereotype: Spock. (Web site)
  3. Gene Roddenberry was a secular humanist. (Web site)
  4. Gene Roddenberry was as a secular humanist [2].

George Orwell

  1. George Orwell is a pen name. (Web site)
  2. George Orwell is a topic.
  3. George Orwell is the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair (b. (Web site)

Georg Tannstetter

  1. The map was edited by Georg Tannstetter from the manuscript of Lazarus Secretarius and was published in Petrus Apianus ' printing workshop in Ingolstadt.
  2. Georg Tannstetter (April 1482 --- March 26, 1535), also called Georgius Collimitius, was a humanist teaching at the University of Vienna.
  3. Erklärung des Begriff Georg Tannstetter und dessen Bedeutung wurde zuletzt am 25.7.2007 aktualisiert (Glossar Lexikon Enzyklopädie).


  1. German was once the lingua franca of central, eastern and northern Europe.
  2. German was typical.


  1. Germany is a federal parliamentary republic of sixteen states ( Bundesl--nder).
  2. Germany is a federal, parliamentary, representative democratic republic.
  3. Germany is a legally and socially tolerant country towards homosexuals.
  4. Germany is a member of the United Nations, NATO, the G8, the G4 nations, and signed the Kyoto protocol.
  5. Germany is a parliamentary democracy, where public authority is divided among federal, state, and local levels of government. (Web site)

Giambattista Vico

  1. Giambattista Vico was a token of the awakening of historical consciousness in Italy. (Web site)

Gian Giorgio Trissino

  1. Gian Giorgio Trissino ( July 8, 1478 - December 8, 1550) was an Italian Renaissance humanist, poet, dramatist, diplomat and grammarian.
  2. Gian Giorgio Trissino of Vicenza composed a poem called Italia liberata dai Goti. (Web site)
  3. Palladio's architectural career began around 1537 at the villa of Gian Giorgio Trissino at Cricoli.

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