We see in thinkers like John Stuart Mill, who died just six years before the premiere of A Doll’s House, that morality and religion are only loosely coupled. For Mill, and his father, Christianity actually undermined morality.
Here is a poll that shows that the political system is not so tightly coupled with the religion system. Just 25 percent of Americans say
This is a sort of continuation of the post on negative and positive integration. In discussing the religion system, Luhmann writes, [What] is so remarkable is
As Luhmann argues in Theory of Society, volume 1 and elsewhere, religion always posits some mystery or secret, and occult societies (mystics, gnostics, priests, Masons, Templars,