POL101Y1 Lecture Notes - Baruch Spinoza, Religious Pluralism, Secularism

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Religion mingles too much with politics, it is about intolance towards beliefs or religious expression, Nature of religion- fear and superstition, oscilate between two emotions or greater goods which lead to superstitition and people turn to god, this is the problem associated with religion. Religious authorities play a decisive role to promote stability through putting ideas into peoples minds. Theres no real worship of god but authorities who use religion. Intolerance- anthropological, state of deception which reduces man to a state of capacity. The problem of religion theological : concerned the type of arguments used by authorities of religion to justify political and religious claims. Political- false assumptions of authorities with regards to religion in politics, so towards human freedom. Freddom of thought comparison to religious paiety. Freedom of thought required as civil right. Skepticism hermeneutics: scripture from scripture alone- cant import anything external stick to the scripture.

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