|July 27, 2010||Posted by admin under Christianity, Judaism, Nietzsche||
Paul and the emergence of Christianity For Nietzsche, Christianity began with Paul. The rabbi Paul, whose Jewishness is stressed by Nietzsche (25)(23), wanted only power for himself (22). To gain power, he invented a false philosophy so as to bring people under his control. This was identical to the earlier methods and motives of the…
|March 12, 2009||Posted by admin under Christianity, Excerpts, Sam Harris|
That the self-proclaimed advocates of secular tolerance might themselves be (like some theists) fully capable of killing for their beliefs is exemplified by the popular atheist author Sam Harris. In his book The End of Faith, he states that “Some propositions are so dangerous that it may even be ethical to kill people for believing them.” This statement raised so many eyebrows, even among atheists, that Harris felt compelled to give an explanation on the internet.[ Since this attitude is directly related to the crimes of Hitler, Stalin, Lenin, and Mao, it merits some discussion.