Originally Posted by listopencil
The rational mind has a way of determining the best course of action. Fear has a way of perverting that. It's just how we are wired.
Like it or not you ARE guided spiritually, I'm well aware we are not automatons. Is that what the rational scientific mind seeks?
"Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father ... And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity."
"If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." - Thomas Jefferson