Unformatted text preview: “self-evident” character. Humanist Urges Simultaneously, a number of new religious ideas had been emerging to challenge the received orthodoxy of the church. An important component of these was the revision of the core idea of humans as fundamentally evil and depraved. Another was a de-emphasis on a controlling god or an order ordained by the bible. Industry Industrial revolution starting to really make the world look like everything was changing. Growth of cities. Initial appearance of factories. Replacement of individual craft with division of labor. Machines. An awareness of changes in population, patterns of settlement, etc. And so, a confluence of a critical outlook, alarm at rapid change, an admiration for rational laws, new conceptions of the human condition…....
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