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In a recent forum I frequent one poster made these comments about the concept of “objective truth.” Here’s a small excerpt from what he says. The belief that there is no objective truth is a contradiction, it would have to be objectively true that there is no objective truth. So there must be some objective […]
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A member of ex-christian.net posted the following: “Religion is wrong because it lets those who don’t have all the answers believe that they do. The ancient coping mechanism that created thunder gods to explain the sheer terror of lightning to the Neanderthal is now limiting our scientific and social advancement.”. This was my response: I […]
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I look at this “True god, False God/s” issue from the point of view of the old cartoon where the coyote and the sheep dog clock into work, greeting one another in a cordial and professional matter
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Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) in the movie Blade Runner shows us why atheists and agnostics can savor and appreciate life.
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Tags: atheism, Atheists, Blade Runner, dignity death, Do Robots Dream of Eleictric Sheep?, freedom, Harrison Ford, meaning of life, Philip K. Dick, Rutger Hauer, tears in rain, Tears in the rain
On Religion (Thinking in Action) , which I can now cross of my books to read list, was recommended to me by Dr. Keith Putt who now teaches at Samford university. What follows is a very brief review since I am still taking in all that Dr. Caputo wrote. I like Caputo’s dialogic approach […]
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Tags: Caputo, God, John D., John D. Caputo, On Religion, On Religion (Thinking In Action), Post modernism, post-secularism, Religion, St. Agustine, Star Wars, Theology
Fodder for those aching to lob ad hominem attacks.
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Social and economic pressures can keep people involved in a religion.
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Tags: agnostic, agnosticism, apologetics, atheism, Christianity, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day saints, economics, finances, Mormonism, Mormons, payoff, power, psychology, Religion, Religion and Economics, Religion and Power, Religion and Society, socioeconomic influences of religion, sociology, spiritual journey