Consciousness permits us to develop the instruments of culture - morality and justice, religion, art, economics and politics, science and technology. Those instruments allow us some measure of freedom in the confrontation with nature. Votes: 1Antonio Damasio
But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now. Votes: 1Rudolf Otto
The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments. Votes: 1Cliff Stearns
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress. Votes: 5 Martin Luther King, Jr.
Las cosas de las que nos hablaba el profesor de Religión quedaban lejos de mí, en una serena irrealidad sagrada, muy bellas quizá y muy valiosas, no eran ni actuales ni incitantes, y aquellas otras cosas que me preocupaban lo eran precisamente en el más alto grado Votes: 3 Hermann Hesse