Science is on the AWAY team – literally it means knowledgeable about how “to separate one thing from another, to distinguish,” related to scindere “to cut, divide” (from PIE root *skei- “to cut, split;” source also of Greek skhizein “to split, rend, cleave,”
Origin Root of the Words Gives a Clue
Religion is pretending also. To be on the HOME team. Literally means:
“action or conduct indicating a belief in a divine power and reverence for and desire to please it,” from Anglo-French religiun (11c.), Old French religion, relegion “piety, devotion; religious community,”Origin and meaning of root *leig- by Online Etymology Dictionary*LEIG- Meaning: “to tie, bind.” It forms all or part of: alloy; ally; colligate; deligate; furl; league (n.1)… See definitions of *leig-.https://www.etymonline.com/word/*leig-#etymonline_v_53438
Proto-Indo-European root meaning “to tie, bind.”
So we can see the literal meaning is RE (repeat) Lig or leig (to tie, bind) Ion (this means you and me) Therefor religion wants to tie you down, where exactly is not clear. Minimum they are after is status quo.
So there you go, a contradiction. One wants to take you away to the land of hypotheticals, deductive reasoning, theories, unproven declarations and fantasy. The other is doing the same exact thing.
One pretends to be the HOME team. The other pretends to be the AWAY team. Both pretending in order to uphold a status quo in our thinking and actions.
‘They’ are mimicking nature and natural life rhythms in their behavior so we recognize that part while we are entranced by the glitter, lights and declarations. Neither side has proven anything except the ability to uphold fantasies as real. That is a contradiction. Not their contradiction as they have the same goal. It is our contradiction.
Shall we continue to behave as small children and be led by unprovable things or shall we grow up a little and prove things to ourselves and each other.
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