I discovered a new service, Freebase, which aggregates all types of information. I started perusing the religion section and it occurred to me that it may be of interest to others here to catalog a…Continue
If you had to choose a theocracy to live in which would you prefer? Personally, Islam would always be my least desirable option.I understand that none of us would prefer to be forced to live under…Continue
Neurologist VS Ramachandran explains the case of split-brain patients with one hemisphere without a belief in a god, and the other with a belief in a god. This is a hilarious and thought provoking…Continue
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I am reading Christopher Hitchens' book 'god is not Great' and chapter 5 concludes with an obvious but, nonetheless, important point.
Actually, the "leap of faith" - to give it the memorable name that Soren Kierkegaard bestowed upon it - is an imposture. As he himself pointed out, it is not a "leap" that can be made once and for all. It is a leap that has to go on and on being performed, in spite of mounting evidence to the contrary. This effort is actually too…