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Religion causes quarrels and pure reason alleviates them?

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A friend wonders.

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Tell that to the Russian who got shot in a quarrel over Kant’s philosophy. Here:

A police spokeswoman in Rostov-on Don, Viktoria Safarova, said two men in their 20s were discussing Kant as they stood in line to buy beer at a small store on Sunday. The discussion deteriorated into a fistfight and one participant pulled out a small nonlethal pistol and fired repeatedly.

Last, we heard, his injuries were not life-threatening.

Note: Kant was the author of Critique of Pure Reason

4 Replies to “Religion causes quarrels and pure reason alleviates them?

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    At least Kant provides philosophy worth fighting for.

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    ciphertext says:

    Cannot help but submit a pun…

    “Kant never could and never will…”

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    bornagain77 says:

    Of related note:

    The Incoherence of Atheism – Ravi Zacharias – video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6cTlDn4PiU

    City Life Church (2013) – Ravi Zacharias speaks on the absurdity and incoherence of atheism.

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    Barb says:

    I wonder if the shooting was a categorical imperative.

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