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Reply #90: You obviously don't get the distinction between beliefs (religion) and biological urges (being gay). [View All]

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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-24-07 01:24 AM
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90. You obviously don't get the distinction between beliefs (religion) and biological urges (being gay).
When someone says the Earth is flat I correct them and thus "fix" that person's error. Why should the idea of religion be put out on a higher pedestal then believing some other assertion? Philosopher Daniel Dennet in his new book Breaking the Spell explains this putting of religious ideas on a higher pedestal that makes it obscene or rude to question said religious ideas as part of a complex of memes he calls "belief in belief," that is, memes that protects a belief from scrutiny.
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