Re: Theos-World Re: Is Truth Determined by Majority Belief/Vote?
Mar 15, 2009 02:08 AM
by Morten Nymann Olesen
Well I answered the question.
But my answers are appearntly not well taken.
In year 11-1200 it was the Quran that was the most wellread book.
Before that in 2000 bc. it was quite probably the Egyptian teachings, that were the most wellknown. Times changes.
It is not that the books are not important, but why promote those especially that does lead to fanatical views upon life and prohibits people to develop visdom and promotes rest of reason, with the manure of blind faith. That is the fruits of the Bible these days, is it not?
A book which is tending to be just as bad as The Malleus Maleficarum (Latin for "The Hammer of Witches", or "Hexenhammer" in German) and the papal bull Summis desiderantes affectibus. Here is a link in case some of you have forgotten about it all:(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summis_desiderantes_affectibus)
And is Anand now saying that H. P. Blavatsky was a Witch?
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Sent: Saturday, March 14, 2009 4:23 PM
Subject: Theos-World Re: Is Truth Determined by Majority Belief/Vote?
--- In email@example.com, "danielhcaldwell" <danielhcaldwell@...> wrote:
> The majority of Christians know little if anything of other
> religions and therefore they have accepted Christianity not based on
> a careful study and comparative analysis of Christianity with other
> Most of the Christians I have run into are in fact woefully ignorant
> of other religions and not all that knowledgeable of even the Bible
> and Christianity.
> Apparently they have accepted the Christian religion because they
> were born in a predominant Christian country and/or because they have
> believed the claims made by various preachers, priests, etc. And
> many of these claims are questionable to say the least.
> Therefore when one says more people have read the Bible than any
> other religious book in the world or there are more Christians in the
> world than followers of any other religion, what does that really
> I assume that hundreds of years ago that the majority of people on
> the planet believed the world was flat. Did that therefore make it
> Is truth determined by majority vote or majority belief?
You did not answer the questions I asked. Why Bible is most read book? Why it is most influential book in the world? Why millions of Christians accepted persecution to defend Christianity? Why thousands of people became martyrs while spreading their faith and defending it? Why thousands of people ridicule Blavatsky?
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