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An atheist is someone who is certain that God doesn't exist, someone who has compelling evidence against the existence of God. I know of no such compelling evidence.


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Perhaps the depth of love can be calibrated by the number of different selves that are actively invo...
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Any faith that admires truth, that strives to know God, must be brave enough to accommodate the univ...
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If God is omnipotent and omniscient, why didn't he start the universe out in the first place so it w...
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Your religion assumes that people are children and need a boogeyman so they'll behave. You want peop...
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We all have a thirst for wonder. It's a deeply human quality. Science and religion are both bound up...
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It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no...
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We have held the peculiar notion that a person or society that is a little different from us, whoeve...
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What functions do dreams serve today? One view, published in a reputable scientific paper, holds tha...
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It is precisely our plasticity, our long childhood, that prevents a slavish adherence to genetically...
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It is very difficult to evolve by altering the deep fabric of life; any change there is likely to be...
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It is very difficult to evolve by altering the deep fabric of life; any change there is likely to be...
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Somewhere in the steaming jungles of the Carboniferous Period there emerged an organism that for the...
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It may be that there are kernels of truth in a few of these doctrines, but their widespread acceptan...
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If we like them, they're freedom fighters, she thought. If we don't like them, they're terrorists. I...
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When we look up at night and view the stars, everything we see is shinning because of distant nuclea...
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We are made of stellar ash. Our origin and evolution have been tied to distant cosmic events. The ex...
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In the 1920s, there was a dinner at which the physicist CARL SAGAN When you make the finding yourself - even if you're the last person on Earth to see the light - you'...
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I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set ...
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A central lesson of science is that to understand complex issues (or even simple ones), we must try ...
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Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
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Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.
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The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. . -Carl Sagan.
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Widespread intellectual and moral docility may be convenient for leaders in the short term, but it i...
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Those afraid of the universe as it really is, those who pretend to nonexistent knowledge and envisio...
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It seems to me what is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs: the most sk...
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In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my positio...
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Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucke...
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The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.
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It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfyi...
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For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
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We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and te...
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I find many adults are put off when young children pose scientific questions. Why is the Moon round?...
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There are naive questions, tedious questions, ill-phrased questions, questions put after inadequate ...
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