Nature of human life-Secular

How was the universe created?
Random chance-the big bang and evolution
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What is the purpose of humanity?
No creator, no external purpose, must find own purpose within lives
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Life after death?
No life after death, as this would be mystical. Gives death greater significance, no life beyond
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7 features of a living organism
Movement, respiration, sensitivity (to changes in surroundings),growth, reproduction, excretion, nutrition.
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Sanctity of life?
No inherent value. Decrease worth of those less capable. The young or mentally/physically ill. Value attributed to ability. Singer-supports infanticide etc
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Morality
There is no supreme judge for human action, no absolutes. Judged by human moral standard. Secret/unpunished sins. No ultimate judgement/reward
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Postmodernism
Spirituality outside of organised religion, may still believe in life after death
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Post-mortum existence-what survives after death?
Depends on definition of the person. Monist body and soul or duelist separation. How similar to the original to be the same continuation?
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