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Wed Mar 30, 2022, 07:18 PM

I think Slavoj Zizek said it right when he said "If god 'exists' than everything is permitted"

If someone believes in god, they can justify ANY ACTION on behalf of their god

Flying planes into the WTC

Storming the Capitol to make Trump dictator

Sending pipe bombs to Democratic congresspeople

Invading Ukraine

etc etc etc

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Reply I think Slavoj Zizek said it right when he said "If god 'exists' than everything is permitted" (Original post)
RFCalifornia Mar 2022 OP
The Magistrate Mar 2022 #1
Skittles Mar 2022 #2
50 Shades Of Blue Mar 2022 #3

Response to RFCalifornia (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2022, 07:26 PM

1. That Is True, Sir

I have seen serious attempts to argue that various gaudy massacres in the Old Testament were righteous and moral, because the deity ordered the deed, and the deity being the source of moral law can only order lawful, moral things. Even if the order to, say, slay all males regardless of age or condition, would be rejected as illegal and refused execution by any competent sergeant today, if uttered by his company commander.



"People are better than their religion."




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Response to RFCalifornia (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2022, 07:28 PM

2. religion is proof people can be made to believe anything

yup

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Wed Mar 30, 2022, 07:28 PM

3. Pretty much!

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