Category Archives: Atheism

Man vs. Molecule!

“Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.” ..Richard Dawkins In reality, faith is an element … Continue reading

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Elevatorgate

As usual I’m a little late to the debate so was surprised yesterday to see that Richard Dawkins has offended the women in his movement by comments he made to an attendee named Rebecca Watson.  Watson felt awkward being propositioned … Continue reading

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A Penny Farthing on the M25: Darwinism Holding Back Cancer Research

If you’ve read James A Shapiro’s Evolution: A View From The 21st Century, you’ll understand that traditional evolutionists, petrified of the idea of intelligence appearing anywhere in Nature, have expressly forbidden any mention of it publicly – even though decades-old … Continue reading

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Dissenter’s Shocking Revelations About Pseudo-Scientific Cult

Recently a high profile dissenter from a group maintaining its grip by smearing dissenters  and dismissing all critics as “stupid, ignorant, insane or wicked” – has written a shocking, tell-all book.  The dramatic exposé lays bare in painful detail the … Continue reading

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Science, Divinity, and other Big Ideas

I saw an interesting quote tonight on bigthink.com: Answer this simple question: A bat and ball cost a dollar and ten cents. The bat costs a dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Most people quickly answer … Continue reading

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The Impressionable Mind

After the collapse of the USSR, the Pentagon was faced with an embarrassing problem for the war business: the sudden absence of an enemy.  Accordingly, the CIA put great effort into funding and training new bogeymen, one of which became … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

It’s been 15 years since I started http://www.scienceandreligion.com in the days when absolutely nobody else wanted that sort of URL – and 14 months now since this blog started; in recent times new research taking place all over the world … Continue reading

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The Persistence of Spiritual Vision: the Symbols of Jack Kirby

1. Humanity’s heritage: Symbolic thought I’m 71 years old.. I used to read the first science fiction books, and I began to learn about the Universe myself and take it seriously.  I know the names of the stars.  I know … Continue reading

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Synthesis and Understanding – the Spirit of Art: Tom Thomson

Yesterday an exhibition of paintings at the Dulwich Picture Gallery came to an end after nearly twelve weeks; it was called “Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven”.  It was a really stunning display of 52 large canvases … Continue reading

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Beyond Intellect: Natural Intelligence

I saw a very interesting discussion this afternoon between TV show host Bill Maher and Richard Dawkins from 2010 in which, naturally, the topic of religion arose – as unexpectedly as guest personalities somehow always being asked about their new … Continue reading

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