Quote Originally Posted by Joe McCarthy View Post
That the law has lost its transcendent force due to the death of God is a tragedy. God is useful for social cohesion and harmony. What you attack as religion's weakness is what is regarded as its greatest strength even by many that don't believe in it.



The state, and its followup, law, as a product of class antagonism and ideology being that which is the dominant worldview as its held by the ruling class is a Marxist concept. It could be you are using it unwittingly, but people often recite nostrums whose origins they are unaware of.

That the law has lost its transcendent force due to the death of God is a tragedy.
For you it is tragedy but for somebody like me it's open season because with the death of god it makes it that much more easier to show the baseless assertions of most would be authorities in the intricate design of lies and deceptions that most power is based off of when it concerns law.

God is useful for social cohesion and harmony.
No doubt it was for those with power who could command hundreds of faithful to do their bidding.

However you moral and ethical supporters still have utilitarianism the last bastion of both morality and ethics but there are ways of eroding that too considering society as a whole is a concept where the happiness of the majority is a bit of erroneous position to build a arguement upon as well.


What you attack as religion's weakness is what is regarded as its greatest strength even by many that don't believe in it.
Well that's them not me.

The state, and its followup, law, as a product of class antagonism and ideology being that which is the dominant worldview as its held by the ruling class is a Marxist concept. It could be you are using it unwittingly, but people often recite nostrums whose origins they are unaware of.
Plenty of writers have been saying the same thing way before Karl Marx was even born. Were they Marxists?