It’s Only A Game

Maine Republic Email Alert

All systems of belief are a series of events characterized first by the birth of a good idea. This idea gradually develops into dogma architectured by other humans, and finally ends up carved into the rock of “our-rules-you-must-adhere-to-or-else,” by still more humans.

>The original concept came from a human just like you and me. He simply had a revolutionary idea about how the world could work and shared his idea with other people. Those people then took his idea and ran with it and eventually developed it into the “Rules Carved into Rock” because most people aren’t convinced of the great value of their own ideas. They cling to the same rock others are grasping for, the Rock of absolute Truth.’

>Absolutes make people feel safe. Absolutes, to the believer, can’t be argued with, challenged or changed. Wars are fought over which absolute Truth is the correct one. The debate…

View original post 484 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s