9/11 the clash of religions

“A religion, which makes humans dark, is wrong…” Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

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“It is the greatest incumbency of a philosopher and becomes most seldom found anyway to be consistently …” Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) wrote. If one connects this with his remark: “A religion, which makes humans dark, is wrong…” – then one has to brood, how consistent people have to behave versus a gloomy religious opinion. Since “September Eleven” one asks not only how to react versus the Islamistic fundamentalism, but also how to act against expensive Christian crusade reflexes…” Kant behaved with pleasure quite rationally vs. common religiousness: “Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.” Kant trusted instead in the strength of an effective democratic law system, trusted in a moral point of view, inherent to every human being. But looking actually to Syria, it seems that there will be no end to the continuous clash of religions, finishing in military massacres…
Nine Eleven changed: politics and emotions, magazine essays and small talks, military budgets and death toll stats. Changed the level of angst and aggression. Result: less multiculturalism, more hate. Who will put an end to the clash of civilizations and religions, to the clash between educated reason and religious enthusiasm?

sometimes I think, it would be better,
to paint or make photos or play guitar …

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