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Hilary McGowan's picture


Where does foundationalism stop and religion begin? Or are these two phenomenons interwined like a roll of sticky candy? It seems like we are trying to pull them apart, piece by little piece, when instead we should be finding how and why they are similar in the first place. Religion, it seems, is not exactly what we tend to think it is in the first place. It's a belief system, yes we know that. So if it is simply a program where we categorize our beliefs, then how come it is looked at so narrowly?

It seems that Dalton places religion and his own beliefs in two incredibly seperate categories, even going so far as to insult religion in the numerous places that he references it. Yet he doesn't seem to realize is that his own dialogue is religiously affiliated because he is merely spouting his own beliefs. 

I ask again, when does foundationalism stop and religion start? 


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