[LMB] Religion question

tidsel egern at protonmail.com
Thu Jul 8 19:56:49 BST 2021



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On Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 17:33, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

> > On Jul 8, 2021, at 9:20 AM, tidsel via Lois-Bujold lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk wrote:
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> > In politics it strikes me that many politicians do in fact have religious feelings about their ideologty, as no amount of historical or economic proof will make them change their belief, with ruinous results.
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> With religion and politics, their beliefs that can’t be changed are usually about their identity, not about the cores of their religion or political systems.

It is frequently difficult to distinguish between them. But I am thinking about economical ideas that have been proven wrong by history and economists umpteen times, with no effect. And poltical ideoligies and religion also often intertwine.
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> We see so many historical illustrations of this, where values have been defended so strongly which later on are condemned by new generations who claim the same religion and/or political system.

Now you lost me.




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