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Much atheistic ado about nothing

By |October 10th, 2015|Categories: Ideas, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Jay Ambrose, '76 Contributor) There’s a New Yorker article that has a provocative title — “All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists” — but reading the piece makes you think something else, namely that all [...]

Research reveals who’s really anti-science

By |May 29th, 2014|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

The eminent historian Paul Johnson begins his acclaimed book “Modern Times” by describing Albert Einstein’s quest at the beginning of the last century for an all-encompassing general theory of relativity and the three specific tests he determined were required to empirically validate his equations. […]

Atheists and theists face off: Whose side is science on?

By |August 26th, 2013|Categories: Religion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

“It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds to religion.”– Francis Bacon, 1561-1626 They’re called the new atheists and are people like Sam Harris, a neuroscientist who should have stuck with studying the brain instead of trying to use his philosophically in ways that are surely embarrassing to the old atheists. […]