Sunday, 5 August 2018

QotD: "What most differentiates religion from philosophy, however, is how religion arrives at its answers...."



"What most differentiates religion from philosophy, however, is how religion arrives at its answers. A philosophy seeks evidence and logical arguments for its conclusions. A religion, no matter how much theologians may argue back and forth about points of dogma, remains just that: dogma. A religion advocates its basic tenets on faith, which means in the absence of evidence and logical argument, and even in the face of counter-evidence and counter-arguments. This is why a synonym for a religion is a faith..."
~ Onkar Ghate, from his article 'Finding Morality and Happiness Without God'

[Hat tip Andy Clarkson]
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