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Comment 8 by Enlightenme.. :

Premiseless, comment #5,

Have you read 'The God delusion'?

It is on my shelf:)

I think if you had there would be less tendency to anthropomorphise religion - you do seem to steer the right course when you say "in the same way that natural selection does this by chance (chaotically)", but then in the next paragraph you slip back into talking of this 'devised machinery for industrialization of minds' guff. 'The God delusion' is a book about memetics essentially, where it addresses origins.

Nay nay and thrice nay! Write me an article on lentils, and with just a hundred copies I'll return you some soup! Even turn wine into blood on my day off. In actual fact, think about the unconscious machinery of the industrial revolution and beyond rendering the workers slaves to a system that essentially was being run by a few to churn out the same responses - mindless threads. Religion - the machine of mindless threads powered by cogging everyones emotions. Mechanised thinking - mechanised humans. More a diagosis to the thinking cogs than a definition for the liberated.

Your attempt to draw a comparison with Laissez Faire de-regulated capitalism, (or the deluded 'mind of the market' type beliefs of Adam Smith religionists), whilst containing grains of truth is an enormous over-reach.

How did the rank and file wise up to the kindness of the banking sector who repeatedly played the role of indisposable nanny. Never has a diper been so well integrated into the crack of society as to become eternally rewarded for an unwanted end product. What part of religion isn't this? Its CRACK is human emotions.

I'm too kind! ;)

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:11:11 UTC | #911054