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We frequently look into the future of mankind and see dangers. We see if we carry on doing what we are doing in 20 years’…
Tortoises can survive for weeks without food or water, easily long enough to float in the Humboldt Current from South America to the Galapagos Islands.
To fill a world with religion, or religions of the Abrahamic kind, is like littering the streets with loaded guns. Do not be surprised if…
There are risks in the sheer brevity of Twitter, and it’s actually quite an elegant art reducing what you have to say to 140 characters,…
There are people who try to get atheists to form a sort of atheist church and have atheist community singsongs and things. I don’t see…
The state of Israel seems to owe its very existence to the American Jewish vote, while at the same time consigning the non-religious to political…
The history of science has been one long series of violent brainstorms, as successive generations have come to terms with increasing levels of queerness in…
The central dogma of the New Testament is that Jesus died as a scapegoat for the sin of Adam and the sins that all we…
Of course, we would love to know more about the exact moment of Big Bang, but interposing an outside intelligence does nothing to add to…
Just as I wouldn’t expect a gynecologist to have a debate with somebody who believes in the Stork-theory of reproduction, I won’t do debates with…
It is immoral to brand children with religion. ‘This is a Catholic child.’ ‘That is a Muslim child.’ I want everyone to flinch when they…
In Britain, you don’t usually learn about evolution until you are about 15. I should have thought that you should start at about 8. But…
If you think about it, 534 members of the U.S. Congress cannot all be religious. That’s just statistical nonsense. Many of them are quite well-educated.
If saying that religion should be a private matter and should not have special influence in public life is illiberal, then 74% of U.K. Christians…
I wouldn’t want to have the thought police going to people’s homes, dictating what they teach their children. I don’t want to be Big Brotherish.…
I would like to find a way in which people in Saudi Arabia could learn that they can be something other than a Muslim. Some…
I want very much to communicate science to as wide an audience as possible, but not at a cost of dumbing down, and not at…
I think there is a sort of box-ticking mentality. Not just in the teaching profession. You hear about it in medicine and nursing. It’s a…
I think the written word is probably the best medium of communication because you have time to reflect, you have time to choose your words,…
I think that people in the Bible Belt are far less monolithically religious than many people imagine. There are lots and lots of people who…
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