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Logic is not always a great educator. Logic dictated that the sun revolved around the world since it rises in the east and sets in the west. That logic was put to rest, but our eyes still are fooled.
Tribal lore is always sacred and dangerous. All esoteric teachings seek to apprehend the unseen happenings in the psyche, and all claim supreme authority for themselves. What is true of primitive lore is true in even higher degree of the ruling world religions. They contain a revealed knowledge that was originally hidden, and they set forth the secrets of the soul in glorious images. Their temples and their sacred writings proclaim in image and word the doctrine hallowed from of old, making it accessible to every believing heart, every sensitive vision, every farthest range of thought. Indeed, we are compelled to say that the more beautiful, the more sublime, the more comprehensive the image that has evolved and been handed down by tradition, the further removed it is from individual experience. We can just feel our way into it and sense something of it, but the original experience has been lost.
Whether primitive or not, mankind always stands on the brink of actions it performs itself but does not control. The whole world wants peace and the whole world prepares for war, to take but one example. Mankind is powerless against mankind, and the gods, as ever, show it the ways of fate. Today we call the gods "factors," which comes from facere, "to make." The makers stand behind the wings of the world-theatre. It is so in great things as in small. In the realm of consciousness we are our own masters; we seem to be the "factors" themselves. But if we step through the door of the shadow we discover with terror that we are the objects of unseen factors. To know this is decidedly unpleasant, for nothing is more disillusioning than the discovery of our own inadequacy.
Evolutionism is nothing more than pagan mythology from ancient idol worshiping cultures
originally posted by: BuzzyWigs
The PROBLEM here, is that "creationism" is an ignorant mindset.
This country was founded on the belief of God and creationism.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
I wonder how many here have said, "Who cares if Obama is Muslim? He's hired to be president!"
theology is a child and evolution is the flotation device keeping the poor kid from drowning. the hypothesis of creationism has nothing to do with the theory of evolution other than taking credit for its work. i dont have a problem with a president who says grace before dinner and tithes on sunday. i do have a problem with dressing the court jester in the generals hard earned medals.
originally posted by: windword
a reply to: Toseekthetruth
Most Christians accept evolution. Even the Pope accepts evolution.