It took Mark several years to realise that religion and objectivism don’t work together. It’s super interesting listening to him talk about it — here are a few tweets from a discussion on Twitter.
You’ll see over time that the contradiction cannot stand. One or the other will win.@MarkRPellegrino
I tried it for years. In the end it must be all one thing.@MarkRPellegrino
You can’t be simultaneously selfless and selfish. You can’t simultaneously believe in a world of law and buy supernaturalism. You can’t have disdain for the material world and live happily within it. You can’t love your neighbor as yourself and prioritize your values.@MarkRPellegrino
The supernatural by definition is above… outside the universal as we know it… otherwise it would just be ‘the natural’.. additionally it’s a primacy of consciousness orientation to the world (like modern skeptics today)… and I’m a primacy of existence guy@MarkRPellegrino