What makes the Naturalistic, Secular Humanistic, and Atheistic Existentialistic Worldviews differ from the Christian Worldview in regards to family?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 4:12 am ad1c9bdddf
Naturalism or Secular Humanism has many characteristics that are worth noting. They view reality that there is no God and that it is either eternal or self-generated. The cosmos is an uncreated uniformity of cause and effect in a closed system. Supposedly "free" yet "complex machines," whose personality is not yet understandable, but a mere interaction of mere physical and chemical properties. "Optimistic" naturalists defend the possiblity and the importance of knowledge to their effect progress. It is humanly developed, not divinely revealed. Ethical values are created by consensus by humans; they are autonomous (not dependent on any God) and situational. Physical death means the extinction of consciousness, personality and individuality. A linear stream of events linked by cause and effect but without any overarching purpose. A family that comes from this background is likely to believe that everything comes from themselves and that they are in control of their ...
This solution explained naturalism, secular humanism and athesitic extistentialism on how they differ from Christianity in regards to family.
Worldviews and Self-Efficacy
Much has been written on the self-perceived ability of individuals to change the nature of their lives (Rotter, 1990; Judge & Bono, 2001). While many psychologists interpret ideas such as "locus of control" and "self-efficacy" as individually variable personality characteristics, they may actually reflect worldviews of a nation, ethnic group, or geographic community. How might these worldviews affect the self-perceived ability of individuals to change the nature of their lives? How should these worldviews be addressed or compensated for in the scholarly research?View Full Posting Details