Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Moralistic Therapeutic...Naturalism

A few years ago, the default religion of US young people was identified as Moralistic Therapeutic Deism.

Because the social trends in Australia are less in Christian soil, we have replaced 'deism' with a banal, unconsidered naturalism.

We want our good happy life to be embedded in something...we choose 'nature'.

Not a good choice, as any consideration of the history of ideas around the Lisbon earthquake would indicate.

And while we are on that...Wright's Gifford lectures might be interesting.

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