“Tolerance of intolerance is cowardice.” - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
A while ago, around December, I went to have Christmas dinner at my Mother's parent's house. After the food, crackers, and hats were all finished with my Grandmother leaned over the table, rested a hand on my Mother's arm, and said - completely out of the blue - "I brought you up to respect other people's beliefs."
Now, as this somewhat hushed and accusatory utterance was so…Continue
Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on January 30, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments
I know I do it too often, but to start I feel the need to quote Tim Minchin, yet again. On the very real divide between faith and science, he has this to say:
Greetings to the Think Atheist community!
Here is an extract paragraph from one of my older blog posts 'The Beauty of Nature and the Meaning of Life - Without a God':
"To those who see a lack of emotion or poetry in the idea of a godless universe I would ask why an empirical understanding of their existence – along with the inevitable realisation that it is in itself not extremely meaningful as far as the laws of physics are concerned - is any…
Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on January 22, 2013 at 4:22pm — No Comments