Our Captured Minds: How religions and ideologies exploit morality to order and control society

Our Captured Minds: How religions and ideologies exploit morality to order and control society

by David Anthony Matthews

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Our Captured Minds: How religions and ideologies exploit morality to order and control society by David Anthony Matthews

Why do you believe what you do?
TO WHAT EXTENT IS YOUR MIND YOUR OWN?

Our Captured Minds provides a highly original, stimulating, and profound insight into the means whereby society is ordered and controlled by its leaders. This control is effected through religions and ideologies, which exploit and manipulate mankind's inbuilt impulse to respond to moral order. In the course of describing exactly how and why this happens, the following points, among others, are covered:
. Reason vs. Revelation as the source of morality
. Altruism and Egoism
. How morality is formed
. Why ideologies are in fact religions, and vice versa
. The moral basis of fanaticism
. Socialism as religion in a secular age
. Why moral opinion can never be fact
. Belief in universal morality as the means of control
To recapture your mind, read on ...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780620693448
Publisher: Opress
Publication date: 02/10/2016
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.37(d)

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