Secularism – Retold

Secularism – Retold

Introduction Secularism is a code of duty pertaining to this life founded on considerations purely human and intended mainly for those who find theology indefinite or inadequate unreliable or unbelievable. Its essential principles are three 1 The improvement of this life by material means 2 That science is the available […]

 

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