Enlightenment

Enlightenment:

Age of Reason

  • Rationalism
    • Faith in Human Reason
    • Dare to Know! Have courage to use your own reason” -> Motto of Enlightenment
  • Enlightenment Movement
    • Education, Encyclopedia
  • Cultural Optimism
    • Development, Progress
  • Return to Nature
  • Natural Religion
    • Religion should be in harmony with Natural Reason
    • It is irrational to imagine a world without God
    • Deism: God only reveals himself to mankind through nature and natural laws.
  • Opposition to Authority
  • Human Rights 
    • Natural rights of human beings

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