Can beliefs be dangerous?

garbagemanIf one of the predominant justifications for violence throughout history is rooted in fiction, should we not be compelled to abandon it.

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2 thoughts on “Can beliefs be dangerous?

  1. There is no book anywhere that justifies violence. However, sociopaths will rationalize violence by reference to works of moral philosophy. Such works must always wrestle with the predatory impulses we inherited from our Darwinian past, and the result is not always pretty. We should try not to throw the baby out with the bath water.

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