A fascinating article, but the progress of rational, secular thought is not a slow progression to absolute truth and enlightenment. Just as 'received truth' can lead to problems, so unchecked logic can lead to extremes such as communism and fascism. The two 'twin' ideologies lead to untold misery and death for millions in the last century. Secularization is a false goal because it ignores the reality of Israel, a small place where three major religions collide!
PM: We'll surround ourselves with fences in defense against the wild beasts around us (Haaretz)
from the article: Why Israel must become a secular state: a thought for Yom Kippur 5770
While old-timers at Kibbutz Sha’ar Ha’amakim in northern Israel are racking their brains to recall Bernie Sanders from a volunteer stint in the 1960s, Haaretz tracked down a first cousin of the Democratic presidential hopeful at a moshav in the Negev.16:22 09.02.16 | 0 comments