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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Critical Thinking And Religion

Religion requires that a follower abandon logic and rationality in favor of faith. But, why would religion require such a thing? Logic and science have dragged us kicking and screaming into the modern age of technological convenience; they have enhanced the quality of our lives in countless ways. Which means that logic and science are good things for us - why would God create us in a universe where logic is all we can use to improve the quality of our lives, and then turn around and demand that we abandon logic in favor of faith? Does God not want us to be happy?