March 31st, 2010

Semiformalishmaybe

Against Neo-Humanism

Issued earlier this month, Paul Kurtz has issued a 「Neo-Humanist Statement of Secular Principles and Values」. As liberal socialists, we reject his position and consider our relations and common interests with Kurtz and Neo-Humanists to be only partial. We consider mutual incompatibilities to prevent either our philosophy as being under their unbrella or their philosophy as being under ours.

Points of contention, nuance, and limited commentary on points of agreement:Collapse )

It appears that others who are actually humanists also disagree.