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A Bright is a person whose worldview is naturalistic.
A Bright's worldview is free of supernatural and mystical elements.
The ethics and actions of a Bright are based on a naturalistic worldview.
The simple noun term, "bright" gathers up all persons who hold a naturalistic worldview (nonreligous-at large and those in the various communities of reason) under the same umbrella. Under the broad umbrella, as Brights, these people can gain social and political power in a society infused with supernaturalism.
A web log for Brights engaged in being humane with people of Faith.
In a lengthly and indepth conversation with someone, that I care about, recently the issue of whether or not Creationism is a valid theory or not was discussed. The point was put forward by this person that it's possible that God created the Universe in seven days and made it look like the Universe was really old to test us. I agreed that that is possible and asked how likely is it and how can this "Creation Theory" be tested? If there is evidence that this "created quickly but looks old universe" is the case this would, needless to say, rock the foundations of not just modern science but all of society since this would likely be enough proof that God exists. What would this evidence look like? None was presented."Your neighbor thinks Martians live in his head (very small Martians, you imagine). If you X-ray his head and show no Martians, he says they're invisible to X-rays. If you open his head up surgically and see no Martians, he says they disappear when exposed to oxygen. No matter what test you come up with, you never show any evidence of the Martians in his head, but that makes no difference. He always has an explanation. His idea about the Martians cannot be falsified and therefore is not scientific." - Physics Department, Henderson State University
bright \brt\ adj
1 : shining, radiant
2 : illustrious, glorious
3 : intelligent, clever; also : lively, cheerful
syn brilliant, lustrous, beaming
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