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Do we still need religions?
« on: February 08, 2018, 05:31:57 pm »

Social cohesion is needed to keep a society together. Religious morality has traditionally been involved in creating a common framework for righteousness and misbehavior, while Aristotelian logic and physics have been involved in creating a common framework for truth and falsehood. Even though modern science to a large degree has evolved from Aristotelian physics, it is not necessarily a good idea to teach Aristotelian physics today, since modern science gives a much more accurate description of reality. Similarly, our modern understanding of human rights has to a large degree evolved from religious morality, but seems to give a much more elaborate foundation for morality; especially in regard to equal rights for women, homosexuals, and all ethnicities.



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Re: Do we still need religions?
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2018, 01:27:53 pm »

you live in a rich country with education and no hunger and no sufficient housing and no poverty and no opression. as such you don't  need religion.
many people live in countries where these things are not available. they turn to religion to get them through their daily lives.
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Re: Do we still need religions?
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2018, 02:55:53 pm »

you live in a rich country with education and no hunger and no sufficient housing and no poverty and no opression. as such you don't  need religion.
many people live in countries where these things are not available. they turn to religion to get them through their daily lives.

Okay, but many of those countries are heavily involved in discrimination against women, homosexuals, and other ethnicities. Often because of religious beliefs.
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Re: Do we still need religions?
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2018, 09:17:08 pm »

often because of perceived religious believes....

Imagine our saviour praying peace, and "turning the other cheek", and forgiveness;
and then everyone using swords to spread the religious message.....

(I know that the meaninf behind "turning the other cheek" is originally not to avoid fights, wars, confrontation, but equality.)
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