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Sat Apr 21, 2012, 02:39 PM

23. You're saying that on balance you respect them more than you

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disrespect? or do not respect? their believing. There's a difference between not respecting and disrespecting.

Whether it is disrespect or lack of respect, is it about belief or what is believed?

If it's about believing, how do you feel about your own beliefs? Do you claim to have none?

If it's about WHAT they believe, other than what is said about that conventionally, how do you know precisely what that is? It is their own mind, not yours after-all. Yes, there are millions, perhaps most people, whose beliefs are completely limited to conventions, so there is something objectifiable there that you CAN not believe. I also do not believe in what many people are talking about when they use the word "God".

But it is possible that there are others whose beliefs are the product of phenomena other than convention theology, ergo not religious. e.g. Rationalism is a forming process that produces some probability of the validity of empirical knowledge of whatever micro-to-macro-to meta-generative-to-emergent property is being extrapolated from existence for an authentic epistemology.

To say that it is not a probability is a violation of the nature of proof, not a clearly rational act, more religious.

Rationalism is not a perspective that religion conventionally relates to, but spirituality and, hence, some "theology" is also not exclusively non-rational either, as some anecdotes in the history, and any lover, of Science can show you.

Let's not confuse these labels with the phenomenology.

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