Posts tagged Religion

The problem is adults

The problem in society is not kids not knowing science.  The problem is adults not knowing science.  They outnumber kids 5 to 1, they wield power, they write legislation.  When you have scientifically illiterate adults, you have undermined the very fabric of what makes a nation wealthy and strong.

- Neil deGrasse Tyson

This quote has been circling lately, and it reminded me of this video from a few years ago.  If only people with the power to make the world better were as intelligent as Tyson.

Religion

With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.

- Steven Weinberg

Philosophy in the Boudoir: Piety

If you’re not up to reading the entire extract, try skimming the highlighted parts – hopefully they give a reasonable overview of the ideas in the text. …from The third dialogue Eugenie: [The women, having calmed down during this treatise, are once more clad in negligees and reclining on the [...]

Conclusive proof that God exists

Actor Jim Caviezel has been struck by lightning while playing Jesus in Mel Gibson’s controversial film The Passion Of Christ. The lightning bolt hit Caviezel and the film’s assistant director Jan Michelini while they were filming in a remote location a few hours from Rome. It was the second time [...]
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