As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artworkhere, being shared by the page, “TRUTHgasm,” and originally posted it to my own wall, along with commentary…
“I can’t seem to find this mystical document called the ‘social contract’ you claim I am party to.”
My Commentary: Still…
(note: though I previously shared a different picture of this quote in April of 2012, within my post, “Empty Tradition is the Religion of the Dead!,” I still felt compelled to offer up an alternative commentary when I saw it again, due to the inspiring nature of these words)
I wrote the following piece in December of 1998 for LRN 131 class… (in the interest of consistency, I’ve made a few edits before posting)
“One of the greatest tragedies of our time is this impression that has been created that science and religion have to be at war.” – Francis Collins
For many decades now, there has been an ongoing debate about the differences between science and religion, and the issues that set them apart from one another. While many renowned scientists, philosophers and scholars have extensively contrasted the two schools of thought time and time again, there has been little discussion comparing the similarities they share. Yet, upon juxtaposing science and religion, there appear to be quite a few core beliefs held by both ideologies.