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 religion opinion. Since “September Eleven” one asks not only how to react versus the Islamistic fundamentalism, but also how to act against obstinately 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 in the strength of the law, trusted in the conscience, 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…


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