Clerks studying astronomy and geometry (France, early 15th century)
I was thinking more about the science/religion question.
Science is nearly certain about its basic truths—atomic, gravitational, evolutionary, quantum, relativity theories. Continue reading Science & Religion: A Dialogue
Rereading all the controversy created by John Haught’s attempt to not make public his debate in 2011 with Jerry Coyne, reminded me of something I was told by my graduate school mentor Richard J. Blackwell more than 25 years ago. Continue reading Philosophers, Theologians, and Scientists
In a 2007 interview with Steve Paulson for Salon titled “The Atheist Delusion,” the Georgetown theologian John Haught made a number of problematic or obviously false claims. Continue reading John Haught: “The Atheist Delusion”
The good advice (original title: Le bon conseil), by Jean-Baptiste Madou.
(Update Jan 4, 2021 – The current US president, and many members of his party’s attempt to ignore the will of the people after losing an election by more than 7 million votes—and thereby engineer an autocoup—foretells extreme danger in the USA. If members of that party control both the House and the Senate they may be able to invalidate any future presidential election results they don’t like. The USA is moving rapidly toward tyranny.)
(Update April 8, 2020 – The Republican party led government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic reveals the danger we all face with government in the hands of those who don’t believe in it. Strongly consider leaving the USA. For more see my best countries list.)
Continue reading Should You Move Out of the USA if Possible?