Question by irishumanist: Is the search for REAL answers to life’s mysteries more gratifying than simply blindly accepting ancient dogma
Is there anybody else who feels an absolute joy and sense wonder and fulfillment when learning about the true scientific reasons for the how the universe and everything that is in it came to be ?
Do you feel an immense sense of wonder and amazement when you contemplate the sky at night and marvel at all we have learnt about our orgins and existance and all that there is still to know ?
Finally do you think that this joy and wonder is far superior to simply accepting ancient dogmatic myths as a way of explaining the world around us
Answer by Thrasymachus
Yeah, science can be a source of wonder and mystery. But so can ancient dogmatic myths. The two are not mutually exclusive.
Unfortunately, some people think that holding a rigidly scientistic (=scientism, not science) worldview is superior to a religious worldview. But in truth it’s just another empty dogma.
Free your mind from the shackles of rationalistic dogma!
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