Jan 22, 2020, 9:50 PM
You now, I follow the religion of my ancestors (Excellence, heroism, sovereignty, and debts that are ‘true’) and the philosophy of Jesus (purchase of cooperation through exhaustion of love, forgiveness, charity), and the philosophy of my civilization (falsification by realism, naturalism, materialism, operationalism, empiricism, sovereignty-volition, reciprocity, and testimonial truth).
I use the philosophy of Jesus, Aristotle, and our ancestors long lost to history (European Aryanism). I understand that those that lack agency need christianity in exclusivity (monopoly) even if the rest of us use different archetypes for different purposes given that we have more agency (markets).
So it depends upon the portfolio of control you have over your life.
Modern life would suggest that the monopoly of the abrahamic deceits is harmful. And that we can see jesus as a philosopher of the personal and social if not the material, economic, political, military, and strategic. This is why I will always and everywhere recommend Markets (our group strategy) and criticize christianity (monpoly), as harmful. We need many saints, demigods, or gods (role models), but each of us may or must, choose the hierarchy of those gods that we will spend most of our time imitating.
I know who I use: Aristotle, Alexander, Caesar, Arthur, Jefferson and Hayek. And when