"We are what we think," taught .
"Change your thinking, change your life," said Ernest Holmes.
The lack of conflict between science and religion arises from a lackof overlap between their respective domains of professional expertise.(2001: 739)
You become what you believe you are.
This Wittgensteinian challenge, then, appears to place in check muchof the way philosophers in the west have approached religion. When,for example, Descartes, Locke, Leibniz, Berkeley, and Hume argued forand against the justification of belief in God, metaphysics was at theforefront. They were interested in the best possible arguments for andagainst God's existence. The same preoccupation with the truthor falsehood of religious belief is also central to ancient andmedieval philosophical reflection about the Divine. When Aristotle andThomas Aquinas articulated arguments for God's existence theywere engaged in full-fledged metaphysics.
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Objection: Reports of religious experience differ radically and thetestimony of one religious party neutralizes the testimony ofothers. The testimony of Hindus cancels out the testimony ofChristians. The testimony of atheists to experience God'sabsence cancels out the testimony of “believers.”
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Reply: As we learned from Descartes, all our experiences of externalobjects face a problem of uniqueness. It is possible in principle thatall our senses are mistaken and we do not have the public, embodiedlife we think we lead. We cannot step out of our own subjectivity tovindicate our ordinary perceptual beliefs any more than in thereligious case. (See the debate between William Alston and Evan Fales2004).