Carnun Marcus-Page's Blog – January 2013 Archive (3)

Why Tolerate Intolerance?

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“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…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on January 30, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments

What has Science got to do with Atheism?

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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:

"Science adjusts it's beliefs based on what's observed. Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."

Not…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on January 25, 2013 at 1:20pm — 5 Comments

The Beauty of Nature and the Meaning of Life - Without a God

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…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on January 22, 2013 at 4:22pm — No Comments

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