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Old 01-21-2009, 07:42 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Richard the Lionheart View Post
Whatever the real driving forces are behind religion, religion at the very least makes those driving forces more accessable to people not capable of the kind of purely rational logic you are speaking of..
Uh, yeah. Did you come up with the idea of Indulgences?



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In attacking the Church you only take away common man's capability to live according to the principles you support. The attack may be done in the name of truth, but that doesn't necessarily mean it will have positive consequences for the world.
The "common man" would do just fine with the highest standards of his day in terms of food, water, medicine, education (formal and life) and housing.

If religious institutions didn't inhibit the masses of attaining those entities...I'd be right there with ya.

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