"I'm not saying that he insulted them. But I can understand that by being called delusional, believers would feel insulted, as if he said something negative about them. It's no fun to be called "stupid" and "crazy,"…"
"Dawkins wrote the book "The God Delusion," which lays out an airtight argument that theists are delusional. To me, his saying this does not reflect negatively on him. It sheds light on the deficient thought processes of the masses."
"There was a YouTube video opining how some extremely intelligent people were total scum in real life. They did a segment on Richard Dawkins, saying how great his theories of genetics were. But then to make him look like an asshole, they started…"
"I would have thought this was a big deal, except for my recent trip to the Malibu Lagoon State Beach in California. We were feeding a seagull salami, but one piece got really sandy, so the gull walked the piece over to the water, washed it off, and…"
"My 2 cents: It's thrusting photons at a lower wavelength than that of visible light. These tiny particles are the vehicle of the gravity we experience on earth. There is a continuous flow of these tiny particles colliding with our atoms,…"
"Yes, and it was a terrible tragedy that a 6 mile-wide meteor struck the earth 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs. But if that hadn't happened, we may not be here at all. We'd be sentient lizards, if anything."
"I've been meaning to ask my former pastor if he doubts the existence of God. I saw him at the gym recently, and ever since that day I've been wondering where he stands on this.
Pastors are in a prime position to question the existence of…"
"It turns out that emotions are more central to our minds than we thought 20 years ago. We humans generally make decisions with our emotions, and then we use our rational minds to invent plausible reasons for our decisions. That's why a…"
"Her certainly did not think that one through all the way, or maybe it was just a polite wording for what her really meant,'Why not say I believe, if they are wrong, then I lose nothing, and this way they will not torment and maybe kill me…"
"Pascal was an arsehole. But then, in his age, he could not be expected to show the courage of a Nietzsche, or for that matter, that of a Voltaire. He had a failure of nerve is all. Perhaps all hope of an afterlife had faded only after his time.…"
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