While promoting atheism, Harris examines spirituality by means of considering philosophy, neuroscience and mysticism rather than displaying tacit disdain for it. He warns of the threat that fundamentalist religion poses to human progress and survival
A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge.See More
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"There was a BBC documentary on TLE. What was interesting is that they mentioned suspects of Moses, Paul, and Ellen white of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, but they did not mention Muhamed. They were obviously too afraid of the ramifications to…"
We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
Thanks for the add. I just finished reading the Koran for the first time for "fun." As a former christian, I must say it was interesting (if quite plodding).
I never knew I was in for so much painful chastisement. Now I've been warned, I guess.
Welcome to this excellent site with its fine people like you who recognise that religion is a fraud and gods are nothing but fictions inside the heads of the credulous.
Terry Meaden (English; archaeologist, Oxford) founder of the busy discussion group
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