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- Created on: 30-01-18 19:08
Feuerbach advocated one of the first psychological approaches to religion, arguing that the reality of God could be reduced to the human projection of a deity, a psychological comforter invented to overcome alienation from true fulfillment.
Feuerbach believed that there were three attributes of human nature: reason, will and love
- These attributes are projected onto an image of God, whereby reason becomes omniscience, will becomes omnipotence and love becomes omnibenevolence
Feuerbach advocated a positive view of mankind and argued that a realisation of these attributes would lead to a progression towards utopia. He…