Sunday, May 4, 2008

Does science make belief in God obsolete?

While I am certainly not a fan of the Templeton Foundation, they have an interesting feature on their website, the so-called "Templeton Conversation". Basically, they get together a bunch of luminaries and pose a "big question", each then responds with a short essay and debate among the participants is also possible. The latest "big question" is "Does science make belief in God obsolete?" and it's most certainly worth checking out. Among the participants are Steven Pinker, Christopher Hitchens, Michael Shermer, Mary Midgley, Pervez Hoodbhoy and Kenneth Miller. No points for guessing who I agree with...

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