The Dark Tide Of Irrationalism
And The Ideology Of Humility
Excellent site and a sagacious repository of ammunition against the dark tide of irrationalism that appears to be gathering force across the planet.
My second biggest gripe against religion is that everywhere it entails being small, being forgiven, heaping unending praise on an authority who exempts one from reflection and on an omnipotence who preserves one from the dangers of action, piling up good deeds like an advance payment and sacrifices like the rent money, pretending to see the salvation of others as a means of realizing one's own salvation, imagining salvation as happening after death so that one can create a living death for oneself during life. Such are all religions, and such is the ideology of humility.
My biggest gripe against religion, though, especially of the fundamentalist kind, is their reduction of three and a half billion years of life as a mere pretext to putting the humble to the test.
Keep up the splendid work.
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