Friday, February 03, 2006

Summary of Flaws of Secular Humanism

Secular humanism must be rejected by serious philosophers because of its:
  • metaphysical naturalism
  • theological atheism
  • rejection of miracles
  • moral relativism
  • human self-sufficiency
  • politico-economical socialist utopianism
  • abiogenesis theory of biological origins
  • rejection of faith in divine providence
  • denial of the existence of the soul
  • rejection of immortality
  • excessive optimism about human perfectability
  • denial of Heaven
  • denial of Hell
  • endorsement of abortion
  • tolerance of suicide
  • acceptance of active euthanasia
  • mandated reduction of military spending
  • etc.