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Martin Luther – an Enemy of Reason – “The God Delusion” – Richard Dawkins

April 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Martin Luther – an Enemy of Reason – “The God Delusion” – Richard Dawkins · Christianity, Religion

Martin Luther was well aware that reason was religion’s arch-enemy, and he frequently warned of its dangers: ‘Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has; it never comes to the aid of spiritual things, but more frequently than not struggles against the divine Word, treating with contempt all that emanates from God.’ Again: ‘Whoever wants […]

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Oneself an Oracle – “Fahrenheit 451” – Ray Bradbury

April 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Oneself an Oracle – “Fahrenheit 451” – Ray Bradbury · Quotes

‘The folly of mistaking a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself as an oracle, is inborn in us,

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