Some would have us teach a theological controversy over evolution. Would they approve of teaching philosophical controversy about theistic doctrine?
Tags: all, controversy, down, teach, the, More…turtles, way
"A well-known scientist (some say it was Bertrand Russell) once gave a public lecture on astronomy. He described how the earth orbits around the sun and how the sun, in turn, orbits around the center of a vast collection of stars called our galaxy. At the end of the lecture, a little old lady at the back of the room got up and said: "What you have told us is rubbish. The world is really a flat plate supported on the back of a giant tortoise." The scientist gave a superior smile before replying, "What is the tortoise standing on?" "You're very clever, young man, very clever," said the old lady. "But it's tortoises all the way down!"-Stephen Hawking in 'A Brief History of Time', 1988 (among others)
Join Think Atheist
Welcome toThink Atheist
Get Started Nowor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Started by Unseen in Small Talk. Last reply by _Robert_ 10 hours ago.
Started by Unseen in Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Psychology. Last reply by Unseen on Friday.
Started by Belle Rose in Ethics & Morals. Last reply by _Robert_ 56 minutes ago.
Started by Unseen in Philosophy. Last reply by Unseen yesterday.
Started by Dale Headley in Small Talk. Last reply by Pope Beanie 2 hours ago.
Sunday School April 26th 2015
Sunday School April 19th 2015
Sunday School April 12th 2015
Posted by Simon Mathews on April 15, 2015 at 4:14am
Posted by Belle Rose on April 15, 2015 at 1:00am
Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com
© 2015 Created by umar.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.