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Archive for October, 2006

23 Oct

Why Religion Must End – Interview with Sam Harris

Sam Harris is not your grandfather’s atheist. The award-winning writer practices Zen meditation and believes in the value of mystical experiences. But he’s adamant in his belief that religion does more harm than good in the world. read more | digg story Follow @acitta

23 Oct

The Temple Of Reason: Sam Harris On How Religion Puts The World At Risk

The Sun: The Temple Of Reason Sam Harris On How Religion Puts The World At Risk An interview by Bethany Saltman digg story Follow @acitta

23 Oct

Richard Dawkins: Why There Almost Certainly Is No God

“Not only do we need no God to explain the universe and life. God stands out in the universe as the most glaring of all superfluous sore thumbs. We cannot, of course, disprove God, just as we can’t disprove Thor, fairies, leprechauns and the Flying Spaghetti Monster. But, like those other fantasies that we can’t […]

23 Oct

Battle of the New Atheism

A band of intellectual brothers is mounting a crusade against the belief in God. Are they winning converts, or merely preaching to the choir? “We are called upon, we lax agnostics, we noncommittal nonbelievers, we vague deists who would be embarrassed to defend antique absurdities like the Virgin Birth or the notion that Mary rose […]

10 Oct

Lost city ‘could rewrite history’

BBC news reports on the finding of a lost city underwater in the Gulf of Cambay off the western coast of India that could be over 9,000 years old. Related links: http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/EE02Df02.html, http://www.hindunet.org/saraswati/khambat/khambat01.htm. read more | digg story Follow @acitta

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