Posts Tagged: religion

Why Religion?

“Religion isn’t about believing things.  It’s ethical alchemy.  It’s about behaving in a way that changes you, that gives you intimations of holiness and sacredness.” – Karen Armstrong Skeptics often wonder out loud why religion is still a thing.  The prevalence of scientific thought alone puts a singular kibosh to faith, but, if that weren’t… Read more »

Self and Other:

Religion and ethics often walk hand-in-hand. In other words, if we are of a specific religious persuasion, then we are typically prescribed a moral code which is intended to promote correct conduct. Even if we are atheists, we usually find that the laws of our society have been derived (at least in part) from some… Read more »