In 2013, a small country (Uruguay), legalized abortion and responsible consumption of marijuana. Many are upset.
Perhaps not bother us much to large countries cause major technological, social, economic progress, but note with some suspicion that small countries draw attention for their accomplishments.
Some might think that is the envy which leads us to despise the achievements to reach small and to some extent may be true. However there may be other reasons.
For example, we have problems that any fact contradicts our beliefs. If tomorrow were to conclude that homeopathy is more effective than traditional medicine, surely we would fall pretty bad news because we are convinced that the only truly reliable technique is curative medicine.
If tomorrow were to conclude that philosophy is the only one that has had real success in the distributive justice of wealth, no one as philosophers have been able to find ways to eliminate poverty, we would surely fall pretty bad news because we are convinced that the only science can solve the economic problems is the Economy.
There would be more cases like that. In other words, we do not accept the facts violate principles our deepest beliefs, those that are true pillars of the psyche.
I dread to think what would happen if at some point someone furnish indisputable evidence that God does not exist. Not only the Vatican should close their doors but believers are up in arms against whom have contributed enraged that evidence.
So could someone atheists furnish indisputable evidence that God exists.
In 2013, a small country called Uruguay, decriminalized abortion and responsible consumption of marijuana. Many are angry disgruntled.
Note: Original in Spanish (without translation by Google): Solo algunos tienen autorización para innovar.
(Este es el Artículo Nº 2.113)