"Oh no, one of my betes noirs.
Not the question in the title, but the assumption that "science fiction" = TV & film = "sci fi".
I grew up in the 60s, reading (yes, READING) classic SF - note the different…"
"As a Brit, I find that completely and utterly staggering. If a teacher here were sacked under those circumstances, it would be a national scandal, and front page news. But actually, it just wouldn't happen.Even the most religious of…"
"Well, the sequence is quite correct.
But what I want to know is (pace. Richard Dawkins) WHY is there such an absurdity as a "Theology Professor" in a modern university? Whole departments of mumbo-jumbo, in supposed places of…"
"Totally agree. One of things that most upsets me is when I see "Christian pre-schools", etc. - filling young minds with nonsense and INSISTING that it is the truth.
It's what made me an atheist at age 12 - the sudden realisation of…"
"To be fair, few of the parents are lying to their kids as such - they are telling them what THEY believe to be the truth (absurd though it may be).
Only if the parents were "closet atheists" and still filled the kids' heads…"
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