Flashcards in Humanist Manifesto Deck (44):
A transcendent norm of behavior (what ought to be)
The ability to understand the perspective of others
A comprehensive set of truth claims that purports to paint a picture of reality
What is the comprehensive set of truth claims taught at MVCS?
Christianity- core values, mission statement, and vision statement
Humanism believes that who is responsible for the realization of an individual's dreams and achievements?
In what achievements does humanism put its faith in?
Humanism rejects dualism, which is:
The rejection of spirit and body
Humanism believes that the universe was ___________ and was not __________
Humanists do not believe that the value of an individual's self-worth can be found in a relationship with God through what two things?
Worship or prayer
Humanists believe that the value of an individual's self-worth is to be found in relationships with who?
Humanists believe that traditional religion gives individual's false ________ and wishful ________
When was the original Humanist Manifesto written?
How many different versions of the Humanist Manifesto are there?
What were the two significant events that led to the writing of the second Humanist Manifesto?
1. Continual War
2. Rowe vs. Wade
What is the most famous quote from the second Humanist Manifesto?
"No deity will save us; we must save ourselves."
What term used to describe humanism was dropped from the writing of the first to the second Humanist Manifesto?
He was one of the signers of the original Humanist Manifesto that was a philosopher and influenced government schooling in America. Studied at Columbia University and played a role in the progressive movement of education.
According to Humanists, man is basically what?
According to Humanists, relief from the personal and societal problems of life as well as the meaning to life comes from where?
Satisfying owns desires.
What Manifesto promoting the community of man and the elimination of religious influence was written by authors Marx and Engel in 1848?
What three examples do the writers of the Humanist Manifesto called "advancements" at the start of the 3rd paragraph in order to conclude that a new situation has been created "which requires a new statement of the means and purposes of religion."
1. Larger understanding of the universe
2. Scientific Achievements
3. Deeper appreciation of brotherhood
What kind of language is the following statement "The is great danger of a final, and we believe fatal, identification of the world religion with doctrines and methods which have lost their significance and which are powerless to solve the problem of human living in the 20th Century."
The humanist manifesto states that religion is to meet which two needs of humanity?
1. Adequate Social Goals
2. Personal Satisfactions
Humanist Manifesto states that the universe was NOT created...what did they believe?
It was self-existing
How does the Humanist Manifesto explain where man came from?
Man is a part of nature and emerged as a result of a continuous process.
What does the Humanist Manifesto reject when an individual is "determining existence and the value of any and all realities"?
Supernatural guarantees of human values
How people behave (what is).
What two methods does the Humanist Manifesto promote when an individual is "determining existence and the value of any and all realities"?
1. Intelligent Inquiries
2. Assessment of their relations to human needs
How does the Humanist Manifesto believe that humans can come to a "complete realization of the human personality?"
To fulfill oneself in the here and now
What does the Humanist Manifesto believe individual's are to express their "religious emotions"?
Heightened sense of personal life and cooperative effort to create social well-being
How does Christianity believe individuals are to express their "religious emotions"?
Worship and Prayer
The Humanist Manifesto states that man will learn to face the crises of life in terms of what two manners?
Furthermore, the Humanist Manifesto states that man will no longer face the crises of life in which three manners?
1. Sentimental Hopes
2. Unreal Hopes
3. Wishful Thinking
What are the two ways advised in the Humanist Manifesto in order to ensure that man will face the crises of life in the way they have determined to be correct?
What has been created in U.S. Government that illustrates the following statement: "We assume the humanism will take the path of social and mental hygiene"?
What economic structure does the Humanist Manifesto promote?
What economic structure does the Humanist Manifesto reject?
The humanist manifesto states that all associations and institutions exist for what purpose?
Fulfillment of human life
What were the two primary reasons that the Humanist Manifesto found an acceptable audience in Western Civilization?
1. Seeking freedom from organized Religion (didn't want to be controlled)
2. Appeals to everyone's inherent sinful nature.
John Dewey Quote
"Schools are not only a place to gain content knowledge but also a place to learn how to live."
Date of Galileo
What makes the Humanist Manifesto a religious document?
It attempts to redefine religion and requires faith in a self-existing world.