Tuesday, November 15, 2005

What Kind of Humanist Are You?

Another quiz courtesy of Socialist Swine:


You are one of life’s enjoyers, determined to get the most you can out of your brief spell on Earth. Probably what first attracted you to atheism was the prospect of liberation from the Ten Commandments, few of which are compatible with a life of pleasure. You play hard and work quite hard, have a strong sense of loyalty and a relaxed but consistent approach to your philosophy.

You can’t see the point of abstract principles and probably wouldn’t lay down your life for a concept though you might for a friend. Something of a champagne humanist, you admire George Bernard Shaw for his cheerful agnosticism and pursuit of sensual rewards and your Hollywood hero is Marlon Brando, who was beautiful, irascible and aimed for goodness in his own tortured way.

Sometimes you might be tempted to allow your own pleasures to take precedence over your ethics. But everyone is striving for that elusive balance between the good and the happy life. You’d probably open another bottle and say there’s no contest.

What kind of humanist are you? Click here to find out.
I'd have to agree with SS on the Marlon Brando thing - maybe Marlon Brando: The Original Series (up until The Godfather), but then the eating grapes and the Island of Dr Moreau ... nah.

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1 comment:

Guy said...

The later Marlon Brando was a strange strange man.

-Socialist Swine