Agnosticism should be the "religion" of the state.

On 2 December 2013 11:33, Alberto G. Corona <agocor...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Government by the Rule of Law (of physics) I would say.
>
> There is much much in the relation between the republican idea of society,
>  and pragmatical atheism of the contractualists Hobbes, rousseau, Locke
> (let the state work without religion), that later became ideological
> (atheism is the religion of the state).
>
> The idea of ruling society by laws was probably inspired by newtonian
> phisics (but not by newtonian theology) and the market economy. what is
> initially science or experience can become a myth that organize a society.
>
> But this gobernment by rules is a hopeful ideal. In other words, a myth.
> But a myth necessary for the state religion. Whenever there are laws there
> is a sovereingh lawyers. "The people" in "democracy" is such lawyer say the
> modern wishfulthinker. That is nothing but another two myths. hypostases,
> something that does not exist bu in the mind by an effort of faith for the
> purpose of social cooperation.
>
> So to summarize, the human mind can not live withouth myths. If he reject
> the given ones, he invent its own.
>
>
>
>
> 2013/12/1 LizR <lizj...@gmail.com>
>
>> Because there are no obvious signs of government in the universe, I would
>> say.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 2 December 2013 10:29, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
>>
>>>  How can a grown man be an atheist ?
>>>
>>> An atheist is a person who believes that the universe can
>>> function without some form of government.
>>>
>>> How silly.
>>>
>>>
>>>  Dr. Roger B Clough NIST (ret.) [1/1/2000]
>>> See my Leibniz site at
>>>  http://independent.academia.edu/RogerClough
>>>
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