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← Why am I reading theology?

Steve Zara's Avatar Jump to comment 1 by Steve Zara

Over the past few years I have been starting to dip my toes into the shallower end of philosophy. I'm getting to the stage where I can manage a few strokes without sinking. It's great fun, and very educational. As a side effect of this, I have learned something about theology: philosophers have no time for it. Philosophers don't even mention people like Lane Craig to their students. Such people are of no significance at all in modern philosophy.

Theology is nonsense. All of it. It's nothing but desperate attempts to defend theism using Medieval views of reality. It's like a belief in God based on alchemy and astrology. The thing that puzzles me is that while philosophers seem to want to have nothing to do with it, scientists do! I have to ask - why?

Mon, 04 Jul 2011 19:59:58 UTC | #846136