All Blog Posts Tagged 'Fundamentalism' (7)

Religious or Superstitious Fundamentalists Are The Least Intelligent Humans On Earth.

In the current era: Intelligence Quotient or IQ is no longer considered as a measure of Intelligence.

Why?

IQ is hereditary and an Indoctrinated high IQ individual religious devotee, can be just as hooked and Irrational as any normal to low IQ devotee.

The difference is that high IQ devotees can be more clever in creating their Apologies (Porkies) for their belief system.  Thomas Aquinas is an excellent example here, very high IQ, very indoctrinated into…

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Added by Dyslexic's DOG on September 23, 2013 at 8:00am — 13 Comments

Dawkins Criticized by Higgs

Apparently Professor Peter Higgs has described Richard Dawkins as concentrating "his attacks on fundamentalists. But there are many believers who are just not fundamentalists" (Source). …

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Added by Kane Augustus on December 30, 2012 at 12:52pm — 2 Comments

Don't Talk to Christians

Having a conversation, either on line or face to face, with a Christian is something all of us have endured. Just out of curiosity, can anybody point to an incident where they accomplished anything by doing so? I know I can’t, but maybe some of you have a higher tolerance for fools than me.

So why talk to them? Perhaps you are afraid that by not responding you concede the argument and they win by default. This appears to have merit until you examine the idea closer. The premise is you…

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Added by Philip Jarrett on November 4, 2012 at 6:55pm — 16 Comments

I tried to pay attention

History is a funny thing. The more I live through the more out of touch with history I have become. There was a time when a first person account of a historical event was deemed primary evidence when assessing both the event itself and the implications that followed from the event. Now eye-witness accounts are treated as 'anecdotal evidence' as if they were some story I made up about what happened even though it happened in front of my eyes and to me. Unless they mesh with the received…

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Added by Philip Jarrett on October 30, 2012 at 5:57pm — 18 Comments

Fundamentalists are Closing Ranks

Efforts to ban the niqab, an Islamic face veil required under some interpretations of Sharia, are met with resistance and hostility by fundy Muslims and even some moderate and liberal Muslims. This is terrible thing, but understandable given…
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Added by Steve Ahlquist on October 23, 2010 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

Fundamentalism and Isolation

The Roman Catholic Church is still a powerful institution, but its influence and relative weight in the world have been steadily diminishing in the last 100 years or so. This is not strange if one considers that religion in general has lost much of its power in all advanced countries: separation of church and state, religious freedom and the spread of education and science have made people more critical, freethinking or skeptical.

Catholics seemed more resilient at first, but this was only… Continue

Added by Joaquín Pérez Arroyo on January 13, 2010 at 6:27am — No Comments

Fundamentalism

Fundamentalism



1) Note that many fundamentalist groups are predominantly concerned with control of public behaviour- how people dress, whether they go to religious meetings... Even though their religious doctrine often is primarily concerned with personal faith or commitment, and in some cases explicitly condemns the temptation to establish onself as judge of others' behaviour (this is particularly salient in fundamentalist Christianity and Islam).



2) Some… Continue

Added by Bex Holmes on November 29, 2009 at 9:48am — No Comments

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