5.7.2-The Reformation of Religion · Uncategorized

The Future of Religion


Curt: I think that the notion of religion in the archaic sense, is probably done forever except for the ‘stupid people’. And just as the current state religion is democratic pseudoscientific, secular, humanism, any replacement religion will require a narrative and inspirational (transcendent or accommodating) that is even more modern. So my argument would be more to focus on festivals and certification rituals, and education, and simply revert to our traditional myths as the basis for our narratives.

Bill Joslin: I see. Through social rituals and narratives mythos is restored without the need for it to be a conceptual frame for reality. We profit from social function but isolate away the potential for deception-fraud… loose coupling (programming reference) of logos and mythos. That is brilliant.

Curt: Bingo.


One thought on “The Future of Religion

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s