Secular humanism is nineteenth century Transcendentalism with a different name. Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay, "Self Reliance," sums up both belief systems. [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Essays:_First_Series...] The key line is, "Trust thyself,every heart vibrates to that iron string." The Bible says, at the opposite end of the spectrum, "The heart is deceitful above all things and is desperately wicked. Who can know it?"