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April 25, 2014

Nothing is happening here.

The current vogue in atheism is probably reducible to three rather sordidly ordinary realities:
the mechanistic metaphysics inherited from the seventeenth century, the banal voluntarism that is the inevitable concomitant of late capitalist consumerism, and the quiet fascism of Western cultural supremacism (that is, the assumption that all cultures that do not consent to the late modern Western vision of reality are merely retrograde, unenlightened, and in need of intellectual correction and many more Blu-ray players). Gods and Gopniks by David Bentley Hart

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 25, 2014 7:30 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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