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Of course, I don't buy that. These are two different philosophies with

Posted by Estelle on November 27, 2010 at 12:39:27:

In Reply to: Science is about making mistakes and learning from them. Religion is about pretending posted by none were ever made. Shawn, by way of T on Fbook on November 24, 2010 at 15:09:53:

entirely different sets of merits, neither can be compared with the other to the same degree.
Spiritual growth is just as possible as tangible/physical (scientific) growth. Many times our spiritual selves hold on to beliefs that we think are based on the printed words of our sacred writings and from human perspective, but when our spiritual eyes are opened to see as (speaking as a Christian, of course) God sees things, then we have potential to grow...learning from our mistakes and developing.

((back to point, lol))

There is growth in the intangible as well as the tangible, neither is mutually exclusive, in my opinion, but run more parallel in a complementary manner.

Then again, there is the argument about "religion" and "spirituality." In that sense, "religion" seems far more rigid than "spirituality." Religion can be stifling toward growth if religion is based on preset declarations that may or may not support spiritual beliefs, and mistakes are not allowed to be explored, let alone learned from and developed.

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