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imperialchimp
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8/17/2016 8:43:28 AM
Posted: 7 months ago
How do you guys think about Spinozism?

If you guys don't know what it is, search it up.

My personal opinion about it is that it's just romantic atheism.
Skepticalone
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8/17/2016 6:05:06 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 8/17/2016 8:43:28 AM, imperialchimp wrote:
How do you guys think about Spinozism?

If you guys don't know what it is, search it up.

My personal opinion about it is that it's just romantic atheism.

I personally dont accept not believing in a personal god (while accepting a god) is atheistic and I don't know why you would want to label it that way, but it's not a controversial thought for me.
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Mhykiel
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8/17/2016 6:16:00 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 8/17/2016 8:43:28 AM, imperialchimp wrote:
How do you guys think about Spinozism?

If you guys don't know what it is, search it up.

My personal opinion about it is that it's just romantic atheism.

I put in the real of panthiesm.
imperialchimp
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8/18/2016 8:04:25 AM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 8/17/2016 6:05:06 PM, Skepticalone wrote:
At 8/17/2016 8:43:28 AM, imperialchimp wrote:
How do you guys think about Spinozism?

If you guys don't know what it is, search it up.

My personal opinion about it is that it's just romantic atheism.

I personally dont accept not believing in a personal god (while accepting a god) is atheistic and I don't know why you would want to label it that way, but it's not a controversial thought for me.

Technically, it kind of is a form of atheism. It's a belief about nature aka "God". "God" isn't a being or spirit but actually a substance/nature, so technically "God" isn't a god. I guess it's like calling a genius mathematician "God" or "God of Math" (analogy maybe bad).

Spinoza's god is practically nature. Spinozism is pretty much about loving nature (as in nature of the universe, not just the forests) and trying to understand it through science and philosophy.