Joined: Nov. 2005
I know what you are saying--but speaking purely theoretically, suppose:
P1) Gonzalez believes ID is science
P2) ISU believes ID is religion
P3) ISU denies tenure on the basis of Gozalez's ID
Would it then follow that it is outrageous to claim that the university based its decision on religious grounds?
I think it's an interesting question. I don't really have an opinion.
Mysticism is a rational enterprise. Religion is not. The mystic has recognized something about the nature of consciousness prior to thought, and this recognition is susceptible to rational discussion. The mystic has reason for what he believes, and these reasons are empirical. --Sam Harris