Sacred vs. Secular

Secular Vs. Sacred:

What is the difference between secular and sacred and why do Humanists choose to focus on what is secular instead of sacred?

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Every so often I receive questions from people looking for advice on how to explain Humanism to family and friends.  Here is a question I received from Lynn.

Question:

How would you recommend explaining your secularism to religious friends/family whom you don’t want to hurt relationships with?

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Commentary: Draw Muhammad Day

violent Muslims are bulliesCommentary: Draw Muhammad Day

May 21, 2010

I wrote an article for examiner.com about this protest – and it has drawn a lot of comments.  But there is one in particular I think needs to be addressed, mostly because it has invaded the free speech community as well. And that is the idea that what needed to be said could have been said in a less offensive way. It’s a very common sentiment.  The answer to the question – couldn’t this be done in a less offensive way?  is – no it couldn’t! Here’s why.

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Do Something

Humanist Thought of the Week: 4 27 2010

Do Something

Help Morgan Pierce at: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-19674-Tampa-Humanism–Freethought-Examiner~y2010m4d19-Freethought-community-comes-together-to-raise-funds-for-sick-girl

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