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Tariq88 November 6th, 2017 8:29am

Is it hypocritical that secular society constantly tries to make people feel bad about what they do, consume, and are not down with what is in now, yet still attack and accuse Religion of doing the same?

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Ebola1 Florida
11/06/17 5:37 am

Very much so.

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orgblu10 Shamerica
11/06/17 7:51 am

Their secularism is their "religion."

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DoctorWasdarb Marxist Leninist Maoist
11/06/17 9:05 am

Yes. It's run of the mill capitalism. To consider religion in the matter doesn't seem appropriate. Whether a society is religious or not, capitalism will always do the same.

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ctskapski x
11/06/17 11:29 pm

I don't necessarily agree with the premise.

I could be wrong but I don't believe that secularism, itself, instructs a morality.

Secularist persons may do so, but that's the result of them projecting their personal stances onto others, rather than the result of the nonexistent secular morality.

Religion, however, does instruct a morality.

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ctskapski x
11/06/17 11:30 pm

(by "non-existent secular morality" I mean to say that a centralized concept of secular morality doesn't exist, at least as I understand it.)

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Tariq88 Utah
11/07/17 2:16 am

It's not necessarily morality that I am referring to rather societal pressure and trends.

ctskapski x
11/07/17 9:10 am

Could you provide an example?