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Comment 17 by inquisador :

Nazir-Ali would be my choice for the top job in the c of e.

He knows about the real threat of islam, having been raised in Pakistan, so would never be as foolish and naive as Rowan Williams has been, on the question of British sharia courts for example.

His particular brand of Christianity is of little if any concern, as it is relatively benign either way.

I have to ask myself some questions that express my emotional intelligence, altruism and empathy to an extent said questions likely insult people. The irony of this is enormous and tragic! I do this since I was taught how to think in absolute humility - often ridiculed as cold, scientific method. In fact it is the most warm and loving type of thought I ever came to know of. It's problem is that it often uncovers false networks of self deceptions many people have come to rely and insist be unquestionable. It dares to ask why, in other's stead.

For example:

Does the Queen actually think of herself that she is appointed by some cosmic consciousness? If so, how does she hold this model in respect of all other Earthly leadership? How can sense be made of such an inconsistency and why can the question not be sensibly responded to as if transparency is a good thing for 21st century Brits? Does our monarchy consider religious tradition a twee lifestyle factor worthy of preservation absent analysis about whether it makes any sense whatsoever in terms of the wider world and the possible implications this has about whether religious claims can really be taken as seriously coming from a cosmic think tank that somehow sanctions all the different versions of itself the world over? Has this delusion escaped leadership, on a global scale, or is in fact subservience to tradition , founded on suspension of reason, what leadership insists is an essential and only way for humans to live by? Is this the way they advocate communicating to each other in general? Is this IN FACT the role model leadership dominates upon humans that then inevitably filters throughout society? Is this how far humans have come in our continued advance to consciously subdue planet Earth and our own species - and how far we can ever go as a collective?

ARE WE ALL ENSLAVED INTO ACTING OUT THE DELUSIONAL WE ARE BORN TO UNDER THREAT OF PAIN OF REJECTION DUE OUR ABSOLUTE SINCERITY TO REASON?

ARE WE DESTINED TO BE HATED , BY THOSE OF US WHO GET TO POWER, DUE THE QUESTIONING CHILD THAT WE ARE?

Tue, 15 May 2012 03:19:09 UTC | #941525