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Why Atheism is a Disease

Someone brought to my attention that atheism is considered disease by Plato. This phrase has caused many misconceptions and negative criticism and it is important before forming an opinion about a subject or a person, we need to be sure that we understand the concept of which someone speaks – and in our case Plato in the current of Platonism.This article is not about to offend anyone or pass judgement on anyone's choice. This article is a commentary on Plato's opinion.

Plato in his book Laws writes that atheism is a disease. This article attempts a brief explanation of his viewpoint. In his book we read:

Theurgy and Philosophy are two different methods which lead to the union with God.

 

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