thothandmaatmarried#RobertAntonWilson defines scientism and it's soul-smashing consequences on page 7 of the introduction to his play Wilhelm Reich in Hell. #science #dogma #secularism #secular #atheism #god #religion #freedom #history
- lift_roboticI've never heard of scientism. Are there really scientific groups out there that make claims of infallibility? To me that is highly unscientific.
- thothandmaatmarriedAre you familiar with the story of what happened to Wilhelm Reich? @atheist_freedom
- lift_robotic@thothandmaatmarried no sir. I'm off to bed but if you regale me with the story, I shall read it in the morning ^^
- lift_roboticOr source it...either way :)
- thothandmaatmarriedThe source is the book that I am excerpting @atheist_freedom Ever read any books by Robert Anton Wilson? He has been one of my primary intellectual influences for the last 11 years.
- lift_roboticHaha of course it is xD how silly of me :P His name rings a bell yet I don't think I've read his books.
- thothandmaatmarriedCosmic Trigger is his memoir. See also the documentary Maybe Logic. Which should be on YouTube in full. @atheist_freedom
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