Secularism includes various forms of quasi-religious belief that reject traditional religion. These include scientific rationalism, secular humanism, atheism, agnosticism, and others.
Secularism is here considered to have originated in approximately the early 1st millennium BC.
The early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC can be connected.
Early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC can be connected. Secularism in the modern sense appeared to have originated in early classical times. Late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE can be connected. Early medieval history including the 6th century CE,, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE can be connected. Late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE can be connected.
The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be connected. The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be connected.
The 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, late mid 20th century, late 20th century, and early 21st century can be connected.
The early 20th century including the early 1900s, late 1900s, early 1910s, and late 1910s can be connected. The early mid 20th century including the early 1920s, late 1920s, early 1930s, and late 1930s can be connected. The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected. The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected.
The early 21st century including the early 2000s, late 2000s, early 2010s, and late 2010s can be connected.
The early 2000s including 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 can be connected. The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected. The early 2010s including 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 can be connected.
The late 2010s including 2016 can be connected.
2016 including the first quarter 2016 and second quarter 2016 can be connected.
The second quarter 2016 including April 2016 can be connected.
The third quarter 2016 and fourth quarter 2016 can be connected.
2017 including the first quarter 2017 and second quarter 2017 can be connected.
The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be connected.
Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be connected.
Peoples of the world including major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.
Nations including Ethiopia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Turkey, Congo DR, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, can be connected.
Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Anglic peoples such as those of the United States can be connected. Latin peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.
Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Southeast Asian Island peoples can be connected. The Philippines can be connected. Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia can be connected.
American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian, South American Indian, and North American Indian peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.
Communities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, can be connected.
Social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.
Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be connected. Social types including industrial societies, agrarian societies, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies can be connected. Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.
Other institutions including education, and family can be connected. Other religion including other particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected.
Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected. Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected. Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected. Science including astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and physics can be connected.
Created 23 Mar 2013 Last updated 9 Oct 2017