‘Many of the causes he promoted used to be thought of (by the ignorant) as “right-wing” and have now become almost, or entirely, mainstream.’
Studies have found that the belief in a supranatural being that watches our decisions encourage prosocial behaviour and therefore, contributes to large-scale societal cooperation.
It is never a good idea for a political party, especially not for a conservative one, to tie up with obscure new religions. They can deliver effective help in the short term, but the price to be paid for it can be extremely high.
The city council leadership decided to simultaneously allow the wearing of the burkini and not to ban ‘the naked female upper body’ in swimming pools. A few days later, the local court ruled that the city’s decision was illegal.
In this article, we will briefly review the history of the Serenity Prayer’s origin. We will also add two short notes, to highlight the importance of being aware of the authors and the content of our prayers.
Thousands of years of socio-cultural evolution has made us instinctively inhabit religious thinking patterns, and where actual church dogmas fail to be appealing enough, people start to look elsewhere.