Today more than ever many false philosophies
have invaded the world. As St. Thomas Aquinas clearly states, “If we do not
love the true God we will end up falling in love with the false god.” Below we would like to point out ten of the
most common false philosophies in the modern world so as to be aware of their
pervasive and pernicious influence.
Scrooge and his money.
MATERIALISM--- Material things can
give you true happiness. Having is being!
CONSUMERISM--- Shop until you drop!
Buy it and possess it. Your own possessions
can possess you.
SCIENTISM--- Science can explain all
reality without the presence of God.
MORAL RELATIVISM--- There is no such
thing as an absolute truth. Rather “Truth” depends on the person, social mores,
and differing cultures.
HEDONISM--- The God of pleasure. Eat, drink, and be merry! You have one life to live. Get all the “Gusto”
out of life. “It is Miller time!”
REINCARNATIONSIM--- Life is the “Wheel of existence”. After you
die you will return as a new existence.
ATHEISM--- God does not exist! “Religion is the opium of the people.” (Karl
NIHILISM--- Life really has no
meaning. It is absurd. ( Sartre, French existentialist philosopher)
AGNOSTICISM--- Who really knows? Maybe God
does exist? Maybe He does not exist?
10. PREDESTINATION--- John Calvin. Some are destined to be saved; others to be
damned. Free will has no part in it.