Deism. Deists. America’s Founding Fathers.

Is Deism a philosophy, a religion, a philosophy about religion, what? What and who are Deists? Inquiring minds want to know.

ReligiousTolerance.org has an interesting article that you should read. Click on over to:
Deism: About the God who created the universe, set it going, and then possibly left.

The Wikipedia Deism article starts out with: “Deism …. in the philosophy of religion is the standpoint that reason and observation of the natural world, without the need for organized religion, can determine that a supreme being created the universe. Further the term often implies that this supreme being does not intervene in human affairs or suspend the natural laws of the universe.”
Click over to read the entire Wikipedia Deism article.

For more in depth information, you just may wish to explore the website of deism. com, World Union of Deists, God Gave Us Reason, Not Religion.

According to one web page that I came upon, “Most of the Founders were Deists …”
Click on over to read Our founding fathers were not Christians.

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About Roland Louis Hansen

I have been: an organization development consultant; a college-level instructor of political science, psychology, and sociology; a public administrator; a social worker; an elected official; a political operative; a community activist; a union official; a shoe salesman and manager, a factory worker; a fast food restaurant employee; and, a custodian.
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2 Responses to Deism. Deists. America’s Founding Fathers.

  1. Tim Higgins says:

    I continue to research this concept, which I likewise find intriguing. I wonder about the concept of understanding and belief without the bureaucracy that many of the world’s religions have become.

    At the very least, it speaks well of Deism that it can be said that no conquest of land, subjugation of people, or killing has been done in the name of this philosophy / religion.

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