Mapping Reality: A Critical Perspective on Science and Religion

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We must clearly distinguish between reality (the territory), and what we perceive to be reality (the map of the territory)! In our journey through life, we need something to guide us, to give us reassurance that we are on the right track. Modern science has done its best to take that reassurance away from us, telling us that there is no destination,
no purpose, in life, and that in effect our lives are an accident of
'Nature'. Religion, too, ...
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Overview

We must clearly distinguish between reality (the territory), and what we perceive to be reality (the map of the territory)! In our journey through life, we need something to guide us, to give us reassurance that we are on the right track. Modern science has done its best to take that reassurance away from us, telling us that there is no destination,
no purpose, in life, and that in effect our lives are an accident of
'Nature'. Religion, too, has become equally unhelpful: it has become dogmatic, sectarian, and self-serving. We have lost the core, the real message, of religion, but we still need true spirituality. Indeed, we need a map to the Truth.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595400447
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Pages: 444
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.99 (d)

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