“Atheism, Gnosticism and Modern Political Religion” – John GRAY

Seemingly opposed, utopian dreams of a perfect world and faith in gradual improvement have the same source in Christian monotheism. The idea of progress is a mutant version of the Christian belief that human salvation is found in history, while modern revolutionary and liberal movements continue the faith in an end to history that inspired… Continue lendo “Atheism, Gnosticism and Modern Political Religion” – John GRAY

“Em que acreditam os ateus?” (Juan Arnau Navarro)

EL PAÍS, 27/04/2019 As pesquisas revelam que a religião perde influência, mas isso não significa o fim do monoteísmo A frase “Sou ateu, graças a Deus” é atribuída a Buñuel e tem as duas qualidades que Sócrates reivindicava para a filosofia: ironia e maiêutica. A primeira é evidente, faz rir; a segunda joga luz sobre uma… Continue lendo “Em que acreditam os ateus?” (Juan Arnau Navarro)

“How different really are atheists and believers?” (Costica Bradatan)

The Washington Post, November 16, 2018 Costica Bradatan is a professor of humanities at Texas Tech University. He is the author, most recently, of “Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers.” ‘If you want to understand atheism and religion,” writes John Gray in his new book, “Seven Types of Atheism,” “you must forget… Continue lendo “How different really are atheists and believers?” (Costica Bradatan)