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Why I am not a Christian: And Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects ( Routledge Classics (Paperback)) | Bertrand Russell Warum ich kein Christ bin. Dez. Kritik an Jesus Christus – Christentum; Bestrafung der Hölle; Verbreitung von Elend und Angst; Sünde wider den Heiligen Geist; Grausamkeit. Warum ich kein Christ bin (Why I am not a Christian) ist ein Essay von Bertrand Russell, in welchem er darlegt, was im.

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Begin Your Spiritual Quest on Amazon. Russell verfasste die Principia zusammen mit Alfred North Whitehead, der zeitweise mit seiner Familie in seinem Haus wohnte.

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Atlantic Publishers and Distributors. Mit ihr hatte er einen Sohn, Conrad Russell. There are other things of less importance. It was used by Lao-Tze and Buddha some five or six hundred years before Christ, but it is not a principle which as a matter of fact Christians accept.

Es tritt auf, wenn man die Menge aller Mengen betrachtet, die sich nicht selbst als Element enthalten. It seems to me that the people who have held to it have been for the most part extremely wicked. His Divine Grace A. Bertrand Arthur William Russell3. Then I think that the next most powerful reason is the wish for safety, a sort of feeling that there is a big brother who will look after you.

The first is one of a dogmatic nature—namely, that you must believe in God and immortality. You find him quite bland and urbane towards the people who would not listen to him; and it is, to my mind, far more worthy of a sage to take that line than to take the line of indignation.

People observed the planets going round the sun according to the law of gravitation, and they thought that Russdll had given a behest to these planets to move in that particular fashion, and that was why they did so.


If there can be anything without a cause, it may just as well be the world as God, so that there cannot be any validity in that argument.

I think that you must have a certain amount of definite belief before you have a right to call yourself a Christian. When you come to look into this argument from design, it is a most astonishing thing that people can believe that this world, with all the things that are in it, with all its defects, should be the best that omnipotence and omniscience has been able to produce in millions of years.

So gab er angesichts des Zweiten Weltkrieges seinen rigorosen Pazifismus auf. I do not know about the rest of the universe, but so far as one can argue at all on probabilities one would say that probably this world is a fair sample, and if there is injustice here the odds are that there is injustice elsewhere also. Therefore, perhaps, I need not waste och more time upon the sarum about the First Cause.

You will bear with me if I mention it. You must remember that He was omnipotent, and He could have made the devils simply go away; but He chooses to send them into the pigs. Bertrand Russell as a moral force in world politicshttp: A good world needs knowledge, kindliness, and courage; hcrist does not need a regretful hankering after the past, or a fettering of the free intelligence by the words uttered long ago by ignorant men. Are you looking for answers? The geography books count us all in, but that is a purely geographical sense, which I suppose we can ignore.

Then you all, of course, remember about the sheep and chrost goats; how at the second coming to divide the sheep and the goats He is going to say to the goats: So I am told; I have not noticed it. I do not know how rabbits would view that application. Even if they think they are worrying much about that, they are really deceiving themselves.


I am concerned with Christ as He appears in the Gospels, taking the Gospel narrative as it russelp, and vertrand one does find some things that do not seem to be very wise.

You find this curious fact, that the more intense has been the religion of any period and the more profound has been the dogmatic belief, the greater has been the cruelty and the worse has been the state of affairs.

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You all know, of course, that there used to be in the old days three intellectual arguments for bertrans existence of God, all of which were disposed of by Immanuel Kant in the Critique of Pure Reason ; but no sooner had he disposed of those arguments than he invented a new one, a moral argument, and that quite convinced him.

The whole conception of God is a conception derived from the ancient Oriental despotisms. The Conquest of Happiness 6 August Er merkte schondass er seine Frau nicht mehr liebte. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am I think I should put Buddha and Socrates above Him in those respects. The Mohammedans, for instance, also believe in God and in immortality, and yet they would not call themselves Christians. If everything must have bertrwnd cause, then God must have a cause.

It is partly the terror waruum the unknown, and partly, as Brtrand have said, the wish to feel that you have a kind of elder brother who will stand by you in all your troubles and disputes.

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