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"Notwithstanding the ridiculous extremes that occur with religion or other examples cited, it is not emotion that is the evil, it's allowing emotional manipulation to distort our lives. Emotion is a fundamental part of our being human. It…"
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New Here, I want to know what you all think about emotion vs reason

hey all- I am new here- and just wondering on your thoughts as to why religious (especially christians - I'm not well versed in islam) people have given more credit to their FEELING vs reason and proof through science. I can't quite understand it. Anyone that relies on superstition when they know it's bull. Do you think it is a bigger fear than the punishment of their current superstition if the entertain the thought of it being bull? Sorry trying not to swear to avoid a smug and careless image…See More
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New Here, I want to know what you all think about emotion vs reason

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 1:17pm 4 Comments

hey all- I am new here- and just wondering on your thoughts as to why religious (especially christians - I'm not well versed in islam) people have given more credit to their FEELING vs reason and proof through science. I can't quite understand it. Anyone that relies on superstition when they know it's bull. Do you think it is a bigger fear than the punishment of their current superstition if the entertain the thought of it being bull? Sorry trying not to swear to avoid a smug and careless…

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At 3:17pm on March 3, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hello David 
Good to have you with us. Welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace that unites us through common sense and freethinking wisdom. 

You are invited to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 750 discussion topics and nearly 3800 members.
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin 
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At 1:50pm on March 3, 2013, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

 
 
 

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