Why I am not a Christian: And Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects ( Routledge Classics (Paperback)) | Bertrand Russell Warum ich kein Christ bin. Dez. Kritik an Jesus Christus – Christentum; Bestrafung der Hölle; Verbreitung von Elend und Angst; Sünde wider den Heiligen Geist; Grausamkeit. Warum ich kein Christ bin (Why I am not a Christian) ist ein Essay von Bertrand Russell, in welchem er darlegt, was im.

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Selections from the Writings of Bertrand Russell 9 September For one thing, He certainly thought that His second coming would occur in clouds of glory before the death of all the people who were living iich that time. I do not profess to live up to them myself; but then after all, it is not quite the same thing as tussell a Christian. We ought to stand up and look the world frankly in the face.

I am not for the moment concerned with whether there is waurm difference between right and wrong, or whether there is not: The Problems of Philosophy January I do not know that I could go with Him all the way, but I could go with Him much farther than most professing Christians can.

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Bertrand Russell hatte eine einsame Jugend. Russell verfasste die Principia zusammen mit Alfred North Whitehead, der zeitweise mit seiner Familie in seinem Haus wohnte.

It should be added that the author alone is responsible for the political and other opinions expressed. Then there is another point which I consider is excellent. Warum ich kein Christ bin German Edition 24 November We have to be a little more vague in our meaning of Christianity. The geography books count us all in, but that is a purely geographical sense, which I suppose we can ignore. I really cannot believe it. Even if they think they are worrying much about that, they are really deceiving themselves.

If you do not believe in those two things, I do not think that you can properly call yourself a Christian. Barnesder ihm eine Stelle als Dozent bei der Barnes Foundation gab.

He finds that the Feast of the Ascension is about to be celebrated, and he hears Professors Hanky and Panky say to each other that they never set eyes on the man Higgs, and they hope they never will; but they are the high priests of the religion of the Sun Child.


Mai in Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales geboren. I think that you must have a certain amount of definite belief before you have a right to call yourself a Christian. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. So they say that there must be a God, and there must be heaven and hell in order that in the long run there may be justice.

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Buy Religion Books at Amazon. The philosophers and the men of science have got going on cause, and it has not anything like the vitality it used to have; but, apart from that, you can see that the argument that there must be a First Cause is one that cannot have any validity.

The idea that things must have a beginning is really due to the poverty of our imagination. It is partly the terror of the unknown, and dussell, as I have said, the wish to feel that you have a kind of elder brother who will stand by you in all your troubles and disputes.

I say that that is fiendish cruelty, and nobody whose natural sympathies have not been warped by dogma, or whose moral nature was not absolutely dead to all sense of suffering, could maintain that it is right and proper that that state of things should continue. That was, of course, a convenient and simple explanation that saved them the trouble of looking any further for explanations of the law of gravitation. That argument, I suppose, does not carry very much weight nowadays, because, in the first place, cause is not quite what it used to be.

That was a favourite argument all through the eighteenth century, especially under the influence of Sir Isaac Newton and his cosmogony. There are, of course, a number of them, but I shall take only a few. You know that even in the remotest depths of stellar space there are still three feet to a yard.

Include Out of Stock. So I am told; I have not noticed it. It is a doctrine that put cruelty into the kejn and gave the world generations of cruel torture; and the Christ of the Gospels, if you could take Him as His chroniclers represent Him, would certainly have to be considered partly responsible for that. Begin Your Spiritual Quest on Amazon. Russepl for immediate download.

You will remember that in Erewhon there is a certain Higgs who arrives in a remote country, and after spending some time there he escapes from that country in a balloon. Your Chairman has reminded you that we are not here to talk politics, but I cannot help observing that the last general election was fought on the question of how desirable it was to turn away from him that would borrow of thee, so that one must assume that the Liberals and Conservatives of this country are composed of people who do not agree with the teaching of Christ, because they certainly did very emphatically turn away on that occasion.


The first is one of a dogmatic nature—namely, that you must believe in God and bertrxnd. There is no reason why the world could not have come into being without a cause; nor, on the other hand, is there any reason why it should not have always existed.

Er merkte schondass er seine Frau nicht mehr liebte. Der Schwerpunkt Russells lag auf philosophischen, der Whiteheads auf mathematischen Problemen.

Historically it is quite doubtful whether Christ ever existed at all, and if He did we do not know chrkst about Him, so that I am not concerned with the historical question, which is a very difficult one. You could, of course, if you liked, say that there was a superior deity who gave orders to the God who made this world, or could take up the line that some of the gnostics took up—a line which I often thought was a very plausible one—that as a matter of fact this world that we know was made by the devil at a moment when God was not looking.

In this country, as you know, it ceased to be an essential item because of a decision of the Privy Council, and from that decision the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York dissented; but in this country our religion is settled by Act of Parliament, and therefore the Privy Council was able to override Their Graces and hell was no longer necessary to a Christian. The word does not have quite such a full-blooded meaning now as it had in the times bertrajd St Augustine and St Thomas Aquinas.