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Worldviews that we studied this week:

These are the worldviews that we studied this week in English class.

Rationalism: The belief that opinions and actions should be based on reason and knowledge not on religious belief or responses.

Atheism: The belief that there is no God.

Humanism: The belief that man is the measure of all things.

Theism: The belief that God created the world; along with the idea that God is omniscient omnipotent and omnipresent.

Naturalism: Teaches: God is irrelevant, evolutionary change is inevitable man is autonomous self centuries will himself, education is the guide to life science is the ultimate provider for knowledge.

Nihilism: Pilospjiscal nostion which argues that the world is without objective meaning, purpose, comprehensible truth, or essential value.

Pragmatism: It signifies the insistence on usefulness or practical consequences as atess of truth.

Deism: Belief in the existence of a supreme being, specifically of a creator who does not intervene in the universe.

Postmodernism: It stems from recognition that reality is constructed as the mind tries to understand its own personal reality.

Materialism: All things are composed of material and all phenomena are the result of material interactions; mater is the only substance.

NewAgePantheism: All is one. There is no ultimate distinctions between humans, animals, or the rest of creation.

Hedonism: All actions can be based on how much pleasure and how little pain they produce. (pleasure over pain)

Socialism: Socialism refers to a broad array of doctrines that imagines a socio-economic system in which property and the distribution of wealth are subject to social control.

Transcendentalism: Teaches that divinity pervades all nature and humanity.

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