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humanism
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Don Quixote
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  • On the way Don Quixote asked the cousin of what sort and character his pursuits, avocations, and studies were, to which he replied that he was by profession a humanist, and that his pursuits and studies were making books for the press, all of great utility and no less entertainment to the nation.

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  • She describes herself as a secular humanist.
  • A member of the moderate wing of the party, Professor Bieganski, then a rising young faculty star in his thirties, wrote an article in a leading Warsaw political journal deploring these assaults, which caused Sophie a number of years later to wonder—when she happened upon the essay—whether he hadn’t suffered a spasm of radical-utopian humanism.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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