The development of secular forms of spirituality, without supernaturalism or spiritualism. by Matthew Lowe
In both of your reviews, you reference your belief in science--in one, you mention your "blind-ish faith in scientific method" as one criterion for establishing truth. I find it interesting that you are talking about truth in a scientific, logical way, and I'm wondering whether this is something that describes your general approach toward truth, or something that you focus on in particular in these reviews as a contrast to the author's description of the "Religion of Reason."In other words, is scientific-method-type thought the sole way of accurately understanding "the good" (as you have been writing about in previous blog posts)?
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Definitely not! You'll notice that I pretty much ignore science (knowing very little about it) in my posts, focusing more on my own lived experience and reflections on life. Pretty sure I think of the good from a general "pragmatic" (whatever works for you and whoever else is involved/affected) standpoint. Anyhow, I don't think I have much of a developed (=thought-through) approach to truth. Nice try though--- I'm guessing this is the same "anonymous" who wanted me to describe the appropriate balance b/w the individual and the collective (June 5th)?