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Rational thinking is good. Western civilization has been hard-wired from almost the cradle of its conscious existence (Aristotle?) that logic and facts are the sole base for correct decision making in life. Even monotheistic religions like Judaism (which is a very practical earthly day to day codex of law) or a more spiritual Christianity, have not succeeded in completely wiping out reason from our life. Moreover, all religions have a claim to a certain divine wisdom/rationale. So far, so good, isn’t it?
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