Flashcards on Marx, Freud and Nietzsche on Religion

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Who are the three philosophers who had differing views on religion?

Marx, Freud and Nietzsche

Which philosopher believed that religion serves as the 'opium of the people'?

Karl Marx

Which philosopher saw religion as a psychological construct to cope with life's uncertainties?

Sigmund Freud

Which philosopher proclaimed 'God is dead' and criticized religious morality?

Friedrich Nietzsche

What did Marx refer to religion as?

The opium of the people

Which philosopher argued that religion perpetuates wishful thinking and illusions?

Sigmund Freud

Who believed that religious beliefs hinder human progress and freedom?

Karl Marx

Who famously stated that 'God is dead'?

Friedrich Nietzsche

Which philosopher emphasizes self-reliance and personal growth over religious doctrines?

Friedrich Nietzsche

Who viewed religious beliefs as arising from deep-seated human fears and desires?

Sigmund Freud

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Which philosopher believed that religion serves as the 'opium of the people'?



Who famously proclaimed 'God is dead'?



Which philosopher emphasized self-reliance and personal growth over religious doctrines?



Who viewed religious beliefs as arising from deep-seated human fears and desires?



Which philosopher believed that religion hinders human progress and freedom?




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