An important question is, whether it is possible to create a better, peaceful society, while individuals have no peace and harmony inside yet.

Posts Tagged ‘philosophy’

Ideals, principles, theories, philosophies

As long as we base our lives on a certain theory, ideal or philosophy, we are running behind the facts, behind life. Then everything depends on a temporary opinion, which we refine all the time. Maybe there is a totally different approach. An existance that happens in the now. Maybe real life starts just there and life in thought is a dream? Enough philosophies available, but aren’t they just intellectual entertainment?

Is science the faith of Richard Dawkins?

In this documentary “Root of all evil”, Richard Dawkins, an Oxford professor, is asking questions about brainwashing children with the religion of their parents. He mentions the fact that so many children are “victims” of religion conditionings, without the freedom of deciding for themselves how to look to the world. Sad facts indeed, that lead to lots of conflicts in the world today. But, he seems to consider scientific theories as “proven facts”. Although the way parents educate their children can very well be questioned, one can also question the “faith” of science, based on logical thinking. Won’t theories be changing forever? Can they ever be complete? Can thought, which is the past and never the present, ever be complete? Read the rest of this entry »