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Response to Prophet 451 (Reply #30)

Mon Jun 10, 2013, 10:02 AM

36. I would strongly disagree with this:

Religion/philosophy tells us what it means to be human, what we should cherish and strive toward.

Religion "tells" us nothing of the sort. It provides guesses. "Tell" implies some kind of authority or reliability, whereas religion ultimately has neither.

After all, Fred Phelps' religion "tells" him that homosexuality is evil and will bring his god's judgment down on our country. He therefore strives for its demonization and elimination. Is his just another "path to walk"?

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