Flock of Simpletons: Why Intellect Is Not Allowed in the Church

by admin | March 30, 2011 4:50 pm

Yvette Carnell[1]

Yvette Carnell

Try this thought experiment: Maybe the clergymen who raped young boys in the Catholic church and the self-anointed bishops who (allegedly) used their youth ministry as grooming grounds for sexual partners – Bishops Eddie L. Long and Jonathan Alvarado – are not bad seeds. Maybe these predators are products of an antiquated institution: organized religion.

What I would like to suggest is that much of humanity is lacking a necessary driver for the continued success of our species: logic. And organized religion is both an offender in this regard and an effect of this peculiar class of brain function diminishment. It’s not even really a diminishment as much as it is a thwarting of the brain’s ability to adopt newer and more nuanced processes…read full blog at ATLANTA POST.COM[2]

 

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://breakingbrown.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/me.jpg
  2. ATLANTA POST.COM: http://atlantapost.com/2011/03/30/flock-of-simpletons-why-is-intellect-not-allowed-in-god%E2%80%99s-house/

Source URL: http://breakingbrown.com/2011/03/103/