Tag Archives: Science

Stephen Hawking RIP

I have never really had much interest in Stephen Hawking, who has just died. He was an atheist and a materialist. For a scientist, I have often been surprised at his idea that humanity would find another planet to live … Continue reading

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Epistemology?

In my previous posting, I was concerned with “truth claims”. The truth one person believes in, alone or in consensus with a number of others, has to apply to all – by force if necessary. I don’t have a scientific … Continue reading

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Shape-shifting Jesus?

This title may seem provocative or even blasphemous, but reading the Gospel this morning (Quasimodo Wednesday in the Use of Sarum) troubled me profoundly. The passage in question (Mark 16) contains: Now when Jesus was risen early the first day … Continue reading

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The Brain of God

What a provocative title! Surely God does not have a brain any more than he has hands or the other allegorical images we find in the Scripture! We are so used to the material / spiritual divide that we find … Continue reading

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Apparitions

Rad Trad has just put up a posting on apparitions – Josephology Appendix 1: Apparitions & Visitations. It is often a tiresome subject when people for whom faith, belief and religion are an external mask that affirms their personal agendas. … Continue reading

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Human achievements and God

I have seen a few posts about, especially my friend Patrick who has been writing on the limits of human technology and engineering, especially the flying machine and the aeroplane. He reflected many of my own thoughts from my Amiens … Continue reading

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A tough sell…

This is something to think about. Darkness comes over the world like in the Hitler or Stalin regimes or something like Orwell’s dystopia. The Party has the ultimate means of turning believers into atheists and correcting anyone with politically incorrect … Continue reading

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Belly Buttons

I often wonder about the absurd way some people think (or don’t think). Often, an excuse for a schoolboy prank is “I wasn’t thinking, Sir.” to which the schoolmaster replies “That’s the problem, boy. You never think“. I found this … Continue reading

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Life on Mars and Religion

Does the credibility of our Faith depend on there being no life anywhere other than the planet Earth? See Methane on Mars: does it mean the Curiosity rover has found life? Some of the comments ask this very question, and … Continue reading

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Quantum Physics Proves Afterlife

I don’t know what to think, not being a scientist, but this news article pointed me to the website of Dr Robert Lanza on Biocentrism. Here is Lanzo’s introduction to his subject. What seems to be the issue is that … Continue reading

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