Date: Mar 18, 2014 6:55 PM
Author: Robert Hansen
Subject: Re: How science shaped modern 'rejection of religion'
On Mar 18, 2014, at 5:52 PM, kirby urner <kirby.urner@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> You're saying everyone even beyond this group sees my writing as a mash-up? Or that your thinking comes across us mushy beyond to just us 4/6ths?
> They are both loyal to a credo which they likely recite to themselves in various mantra-like ways e.g. "E = mc^2" etc.
> Both "advertise to themselves" i.e. put on little shows that persuade them, as a focus group of one, of the power of one's own marketing, i.e. we get from our "religion" that we have "the right stuff" (lets file this all under the "pep talk to self" genre, e.g. what some of us might say in the mirror to ourselves (if not naturally self-deprecating or otherwise unconcerned)).
You are still mashing things together. You are telling us how they are the same. The original question was how they are different.