Blame is always a tricky thing. “Brexit voters are so stupid … ” Okay, now, who do we blame for them being so stupid? Why didn’t they heed the experts’ advice? Um, maybe because there’s absolutely zero reason for them to believe that the “experts” have their interests at heart? Because, as long as expertise … Continue reading “Brexit” and blame
Moral inspiration is when I see someone do a great thing and somehow, to my own mind, that seems like a really good thing to do, and I follow his example. Moral perversion is when I pretend that there exists instructions that I can blindly follow and somehow guarantee that I’m doing something good, even … Continue reading Moral inspiration, or perversion?
(http://www.patheos.com/blogs/rogereolson/2012/10/reasons-for-believing-the-bible-is-gods-word/) I Just read the above article. It makes good points, and resulted in my below rant. To arbitrarily treat the bible as some magical book of words from which one can derive flawless truth, is plain silly, because all we know for sure is that the bible is originally a man-made object that people later … Continue reading Bible, magic, silly
Even assuming that the bible somehow clearly forbids homosexuality, the fact remains that God doesn’t seem to have magically given us a 100% foolproof method of interpreting the bible. Especially because the act of reading and understanding any piece of text requires all kinds of assumptions and knowledge that is external to the text itself. … Continue reading For the bible tells me so? (Bible vs Homosexuality)