Rameumptom Ruminations: 007: Spiritual Fallacies

As we deconstruct religion, many of us are faced with the task of rationalizing spiritual experiences and understanding them in a new light. What if the spiritual experiences we had, regardless of their source, did not mean what we interpreted from them? What logical fallacies do we make when we have spiritual experiences, and what should we do with them after we deconstruction religious ideas from our lives?

Sources

“The Power of the Book of Mormon” By President Gordon B. Hinckley, First Counselor in the First Presidency 1988

Wells, Wesley Raymond. “Two Common Fallacies in the Logic of Religion.” The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, vol. 14, no. 24, 1917, pp. 653–660

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