A few days ago, I had a discussion with a friend who enjoys having informal debates with theists. This is not usually my thing. I find the discussions to be pedestrian on account of theists typically not understanding basic concepts of logic. Their arguments tend to get get muddled and if I can get them to understand that much, it might well be deemed a miracle by the Catholic Church and I could finally become Saint Patrick #2.
I find that inevitably the theist will fall back…Continue
A Brilliant speech by Naomi Oreskes on ted.com, which I found answers one of the most common questions "why should I believe in what science say?"
although its impossible to understand every scientific discoveries, even scientists find it hard to understand discoveries made in other fields of science, you can't explain every discovery make in physics to a biologist.
you have to remember that the laws of nature and research are the fundamental of keeping a fair…Continue
“Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.”
“If the kind of God exists who would damn me for not working out a deal with him, then that is unfortunate. I should not care to spend eternity in the company of such a person.”
“Prayer is like a rocking chair: It’ll give you something to do, but it won’t get you anywhere.”
Gypsy Rose Lee
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