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Agnosticism is doubting that any god can be proved or disproved. Wikimedia provides the following information about agnosticism: Agnosticism is the view that the truth value of certain claims—especially claims about the existence or non-existence of any deity, but also other religious and metaphysical claims—is unknown or unknowable. Agnosticism can be defined... Keep Reading »
Atheism is disbelief in any god. Wikimedia provides the following information about atheism: Atheism, in a broad sense, is the rejection of belief in the existence of deities. In a narrower sense, atheism is specifically the position that there are no deities. Most inclusively, atheism is...Keep Reading »
Freethought is using reason to form opinions about reality; independent of authority, religion, or tradition. Freethought includes agnosticism, atheism, humanism, nontheism, pantheism, rationalism, secularism, and skepticism. Freethought is... Keep Reading »
Humanism is a secular philosophy that espouses human reason, ethics, and justice, and the search for human fulfillment. It specifically rejects religious dogma, supernaturalism, pseudoscience or superstition as the basis of morality and decision-making. Secular Humanism is a comprehensive life stance that focuses on the way human beings can lead happy and functional lives. Though it posits that human beings are capable of being ethical and moral without Keep Reading »
Naturalism holds that all concepts related to consciousness or to the mind refer to entities which are reducible to or supervene on natural things, forces and causes. More specifically, it rejects the objective existence of any supernatural thing, force or cause, such as occur in humanity’s various religions, as well as any form of teleology. Keep Reading »
Nontheism is a term that covers a range of both religious and nonreligious attitudes characterized by the absence of — or the rejection of — theism or any belief in a personal god or gods Invented originally as a synonym for secularism (see below), it has become an umbrella term... Keep Reading »