Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Greta Christina on truth vs helpfulness and how they are related

Greta Christina writes about the tendency to conflate arguments about the truth of religious claims with arguments about the possible benefits of religious belief - a mistake that is often made. However, she then goes on to discuss why false beliefs are inherently harmful. The two arguments can never be entirely separate.

She makes some excellent points. Go take a look.

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