God, I really do love this stuff. I mean, just contemplating it is simply mind-bending. I also enjoy both Qaballistic and Taoist cosmological stances on this issue. I think, taken properly as metaphor, these views present a couple of very valid perceptions on the issue.
A lovely 'Utopian' world seems quite nice. A place in which our technology has evolved to the point in which we no longer have to battle one another, and have thrown off the 'shackles' of religion to me seems grand. My problem with this type of 'utopianism' is that there is no room for the people who see religion as a 'freeing' concept, not one of shackles. But as long as there is a religion that says that all other religions are wrong, there will be disagreement. I'm not so shallow as to say that 'No matter what, people will fight,' but there will be disagreement.
This was originally posted as a comment on another idea that seemed...ill-formed. I repost here as a seperate idea.
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I'm a 26 year old college dropout whose major was Philosophy, but ended up taking way more English courses. I'm currently studying Media and Communications in the U.S. Navy, focusing right now on journalism and Public Relations. I plan on making films for a living and going to school for film or photography once I leave the military in 5 years.