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Re^2: Who is your favorite scientist and why?

by LanX (Sage)
on Aug 29, 2017 at 16:35 UTC ( #1198277=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Who is your favorite scientist and why?
in thread Who is your favorite scientist and why?

Just before this thread dives into throwing apples and oranges at each other.

What is a "religion"?

There are many very different dimensions

  • believing in higher beings/deities
  • ethical behavior (commandments like "don't kill" to "don't fart drive cars" )
  • political impact (e.g. cast system or using priests as functionaries or seeing a king as gods representative )
  • adopted traditions (from Christmas trees to female circumcision)
  • ethnic group thru strict endogamy *
@Erix: Darwin didn't solve the problem of the watchmaker, and Kant proved long ago that there can't be any proof either way.

Instead of discussing the badly defined R-word we should concentrate on aspects affecting our past and future - especially in a globalized world.

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)
Je suis Charlie!

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