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- Publisher: Prem Kamble; 1.63 edition (October 1, 2011)
- Publication Date: October 1, 2011
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B005RQCBNQ
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The hypothesis of religion as having evolved from Codes of Conduct plus God as an anchor and inspirational concept/symbol, forms a strong basis for the author's proposal of more appropriate alternatives for achieving the same goals in the current state of intellectual and empirical knowledge.
Some specific comments and suggestions:
Location 125: For clarity and correctness: Allah is a reference to "God", Christ a prophet and Krishna an avatar; they are not all at the same level.
Location 329: Suggestion: Could retain the "Love-Hate" axis in this figure as well for consistency with Fig 2.3
Location 382: Could explore/investigate the concepts of "grace" and/or "karma" - consequence of past actions, good and bad, and the possibility of their manifestation as Chance/Destiny .
Location 658, 834 etc: "enlightened sages" rather than "learned saints"?? The sages of India were independent thinkers, mostly "realized souls" ("gyanis" with knowledge, not mere learned "pandits")
Location 104: Buddha did not believe in the concept of a "God".
In that sense Buddhism is often classified as an atheistic (or at least agnostic) belief system and prescription for conduct of life, though re-birth is a cornerstone