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Secular Faith – Progress

January 6, 2009

Progress is not an accident but a necessity. What we call evil and immorality must disappear. It is certain that man must become perfect. Herbert Spencer

Even most atheists today would blush at this naive optimism with the hindsight of the bloody 20th century. Yet it is faith and faith without foundation in a false god called progress.

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