Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Dogmatic Triggers of Destruction

The measure of greatness is not one's wealth, social status, or past achievements. It is the ability to seek truth, and act on reason and understanding of the truth. Compassion is hard wired in to the human psyche, we see this in the aftermath of every disaster. What's also evident is the horrid effects of dogmas which tend to bypass our compassion when ever those dogmas are threatened, and completely shut down reason. In the face of chaos, religious individuals are most likely to neglect reason in favor of dogma. Through out history, this fact is evident.

Once more, there exists a wicked agenda amongst fundamentalists to wire ancient religious dogmas in to all parts of modern society, including government and education. It's become more apparent in recent years, since a new wave of reason began sweeping across the globe. Rising number of atheists and free thinkers are threatening to destroy fundamental religious dogmas, and the religious extremists are taking notice.

As the saying goes, the empty can rattles the most. Factions like the Westburrow Baptist Church are examples of this. The brainwashed followers have no capacity for reason, or choose to ignore reason for the benefit of their puppet master. Aside from being walking fire hazards that could probably fly if given enough head wind, they're blind to the world around them. It's pure disparity, they know they've lost, but cannot admit to it.

Dogmas and other forms of brain washing will switch off reason. Because of this, some individuals may become violent simply because they fear being wrong. We see this time and time again, where people are beaten, sometimes to death, just because of their beliefs or orientation. Dogmas turn reasonable people in to automatons. Puppets with a hair trigger which threaten to destroy the very foundation of reason.

There are mountains of evidence showing how destructive these religious dogmas can be. Even if an individual isn't violent, they can be self-destructive as result of dogma. If they want to pray, that is perfectly fine, so long as they understand that it is NOT effective and CANNOT be relied upon. Nature cannot be persuaded by prayer, nor can prayer heal the sick or deflect asteroids. That's the job of science and engineering.

Let's bury  these dogmas. Eliminate these illogical sources of hate. We're all humans, hardwired with curiosity, compassion, and the capacity for reason and love. Embrace it.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Let me guess, someone stole your sweet roll?

Not a day goes buy that I don't hear about someone wanting something banned just because they were inconvenience by it's existence. Yes, I could very well make this about guns or drugs and it'd be worded much the same, but it's not just these 'big' issues, but even trivial crap like clothing and spherical magnets. It's like wanting to ban every sharp knife in the country so you don't accidentally cut yourself. Your kid gets a black eye, so you ban baseball in schools. While we're at it, why don't we ban power tools? They're pretty dangerous. And get rid of those charcoal grills, they're a fire hazard! Stairs should go too, way too easy to fall down those. Let's also require crash helmets in automoWHERE THE FUCK DOES IT END?!?

In a best case scenario, it's just a band-aid. The band-aid does not heal the cut, the body must heal itself. YOU must put a little effort in to finding out the root of the problem, and find a realistic solution for your own damn problem. At least welcome the opportunity to learn. Society needs to stop trying to take the easy way out of every trivial inconvenience. As the old saying goes, there's no use in crying over spilled milk. Get a damn mop.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Big words.

Insoluble ideals have set in to motion a collective collapse of sociological infrastructure. What, in every logical sense, is completely harmless is disdained by the dogmas of bronze age heretics and holy relics. Further dogmas threaten to deteriorate the progress of knowledge and tear apart the true meaning of humanity and life itself. All of these false teachings based on superstition have corrupted humanity not to live for their own, but for a figment of fiction in return for uncertain reward. Is this not the wrong reason to do right? Should we not do good, not out of fear of punishment or expectation of reward, but for the sake of the common good? In stead of playing follow the leader to try to get to a heaven that might not even exist, wouldn't it be better to make our planet more like heaven so, at least if we can't enjoy it, later generations can?

That is all.

fyi: you may have noticed I've deleted most of my posts not related to philosophy or ranting. This is because I'm moving my mundane updates to my new live journal.