Last modified on 11 July 2016, at 07:35


Neutralism is the position of remaining neutral when faith or morality requires that one take a stand. Neutralism ducks moral or religious responsibility. Thus, neutralism implicitly takes a stand in itself.

Philosopher Benedict de Spinoza advocated this approach in the 1600s as a result of his view that mind, matter, time and everything that seems to be real are mere manifestations of one substance, one reality.