reason is a whore

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“Reason is a whore, the greatest enemy that faith has.” – Martin Luther

Martin Luther didn’t have much good to say about reason.  He likened reason to the Devil’s bride, a “pretty whore” that comes in and thinks she’s wise in what she says and that her words come from Providence.  And indeed we treat reason like a whore using her to support our twisted logic and bolster our world view.

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10 thoughts on “reason is a whore

  1. This is the kind of post that makes me want to sit down with you over tea and have a very long conversation. I never know what to expect from you.

    Very few people are coherent in their reasoning, and flutter like butterflies from one end of a spectrum to the next in order to make a point… What they fail to see is that the observant person notices discrepancies..

    Now you’ve got me thinking…

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