Although I have deepest respect to Jonathan Haidt and his work, there is something that he claims I cannot quite figure out. How can something that brings guilt, terror, humiliation and fear of…Continue
"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality. – George Bernard Shaw"
"Well - you might want to serve dairy products (bovine) - since the ability to digest it (for those who aren't lactose intolerant) appears to be one of homo sapiens sapiens most recent evolutionary advancements."
"Me too, I'm lucky enough to have parents who both are and always were open-closet atheists. However, my grandmother made herself a big part of my life, and she was starting and ending her days with prayers, fasting, celebrating all religious…"
"My assertion is based on the God that I was reared to believe in. An omnipotent, omnipresent and benevolent God. This is the God that most Christians believe in. My assertion also comes from Jesus healing people. God (who was Jesus), when faced with…"
""Well a truly perfect God would have truly perfect products."
What is your reasoning for this assertion? Supposing that a being existed who could create a self-contained universe and wanted that universe to be perfect we might assume that…"
"I feel for you about the peer cruelty, majority of kids at certain age do get to become ruthless, there is evolutionary explanation for that. The good thing is that most of them eventually outgrow it. But no one needs humiliation coming from…"
"Well a truly perfect God would have truly perfect products. We would not be rule breakers, we would only have the will of what is best for the greater good and humanity. So if God (and not religion) did exist, I would be grateful."
"Religion doesn't always bring about guilt, terror humiliation and fear any differently than simply living life.
It sure does bring those differently. Humiliation and guilt in a secular life happen, but are not continuous, in religion - they are…"
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