Einstein saw science as an antagonist of the first two styles of religious belief, but as a partner in the third. He maintained, "even though the realms of religion and science in themselves are clearly marked off from each other" there are "strong reciprocal relationships and dependencies" as aspirations for truth derive from the religious sphere. For Einstein, "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." He continued:
a person who is religiously enlightened appears to me to be one who has, to the best of his ability, liberated himself from the fetters of his selfish desires and is preoccupied with thoughts, feelings and aspirations to which he clings because of their super-personal value. It seems to me that what is important is the force of this superpersonal content ... regardless of whether any attempt is made to unite this content with a Divine Being, for otherwise it would not be possible to count Buddha and Spinoza as religious personalities. Accordingly a religious person is devout in the sense that he has no doubt of the significance of those super-personal objects and goals which neither require nor are capable of rational foundation ... In this sense religion is the age-old endeavor of mankind to become clearly and completely conscious of these values and goals and constantly to strengthen and extend their effect. If one conceives of religion and science according to these definitions then a conflict between them appears impossible. For science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be...
"I do believe you are living a decadent lifestyle."
THEY DON'T CARE HOW EDUCATED A HOMOSEXUAL IS EITHER;
STILL A FAGGOT.
"Why you know Jesus better than I do?"
THAT'S RIGHT MOTHER. I DO. I REALLY, REALLY DO. AND YOU'RE THE REASON WHY I'M NOW W.A.S.P. AGAIN.
WITH DAD BEING BORN AND RAISED METHODIST. WITH ME BEING BORN AND RAISED METHODIST. THAT MEANS MOTHER DIDN'T EVEN BECOME A PROTESTANT UNTIL MARRYING DAD. THEN DAD REMAINS A METHODIST HAVING TAKEN HIS NEW WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN MINUS ONE TO HIS CHILDHOOD CHURCH JUST ONCE JUST NETWORKING FOR HIS BUSINESS. AT LEAST HE BROGHT THEM FOUR NEW METHODISTS MAKING IT OKAY WITH THEM FOR HIM TO STAY HOME WITHOUT ASKING QUESTIONS.
WITH G. ROBERT GARY, SR. THD AND HIS WIFE JANET BOTH BEING METHODISTS ASSOCIATED WITH EMORY UNIVERSITY'S CANDLER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY, THEY SHOULD BE HAVING NO EXCUSE FEELING THEIR CONVICTIONS THREATENED BY SOMEONE THE LIKES OF ME WHO SHOULD NOT KNOW JESUS ANYWHERE NEAR AS MUCH AS THEY SHOULD KNOW JESUS BY NOW. AND THEY EVEN HAD A THIRTY YEARS HEADS START.
PLUS I STOPPED LEARNING ABOUT JESUS AT THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN
DIDN'T(?)WANT TO KNOW(?) MORE
HIM AGAIN UNTIL THANKSGIVING 2010.
BY DEFAULT, BELIEVE THIS MAKES ME A BETTER FOLLOWER OF JESUS THAN THEM. LIKE TO SEE THESE TWO TRY SURVIVING NOT JUST ONE,
TWO(?) MIDLIFE(?) CRISIS(?)SAME
ME AND JESUS!
TRUTH ME HERE!
BY DEFAULT, WHO'S DYING FOR WHO'S SIN HERE?
THEN WE HAVE THE ISSUE OF A SON G. ROBERT GARY, JR. MDIV ALSO A METHODIST BUT WITH A DEGREE IN... PSYCHOLOGY?
SHOULDN'T THIS MAKE REV. BERT, MDIV PRETTY MUCH THE SAME AS DR. BOB, THD? THOUGHT THE ONLY DIFFERENCE WAS HUMAN PCYCHOLOGY?
AND REV. BERT EVEN TALKS ABOUT A BAD PATCH WHERE
EVEN BEING SENT SOME MONEY BY PARENTS.
I THOUGHT ORDAINED MINISTERS WERE GARANTEED JOB PLACEMENT BY THE CHURCH?
BY DEFAULT, DOESN'T THIS MAKE BERT LOOK MORE LIKE A EX-EX-CONVERT WHIPPED BACK INTO SUBMISSION?
OR DID THE PRODIGAL SON COME BACK HOME WITH HIS TAIL BETWEEN HIS LEGS?
An appreciation(?)for the fact I must still be W.A.S.P. to these very same people, even when going out of my way letting them know "I'm gay", "I'm atheist", as well as "I'm a Liberal."
In other words,
most likely not one of them.
"You sort of insulted us by referring to us "rednecks."
"That's it! Anything else?"
There was a reason I sent a printed copy to her by mail; insisting she read it. My mother, and only my mother should have caught the huge compliment I paid her overall, as well as being able filling in some missing information here and there for Donna and the other girls to understand my blog better. Turns out all those phone calls/discussions we had over all those years since me telling her I was gay were a huge waste of time. Prescious time.
They only happened because she insisted upon them, at same time she being the one inhibiting any meaningful conversation.
an appreciation(?) for the fact that most obviously not W.A.S.P., if not all of them, do not care whether I vote with them on their issues or not. Why? Because they tend to be more likely homophobic, even more religious, and most definitely more likely a Democrat turn Republican than the other way around.once able affording expensive shoes. You don't wait until one shoe is on the other foot before switching parties; you wait until you can buy the pair. And when I say the expensive shoes, I mean the really, really expensive shoes; . You definitely save up for a nicer home nicer neighborhood first before And this apply even to many homosexuals whether they are religious or not. Because I'm openly gay, openly atheist, openly Liberal relatively to them, they don't want their name associated with me in any way.