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When Science Points To God

50crowley Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 5:36 PM
1) I feel it is important to point out that the title of the article is "When Science Points To God" and not "Why Science Points To God". D'Souza references an article in Discover Magazine that offers evidence supporting the latter proposition, but D'Souza's article is merely a commentary and the intention is not to offer any addition evidence. That being said, he does offer a summarization of the "fine tuning" argument by stating "...science has for three centuries been showing that man does not occupy a privileged position in the cosmos, and now it seems like he does", but he does not go into very much detail on this or other "proofs".

Contemporary atheism marches behind the banner of science. It is perhaps no surprise that several leading atheists—from biologist Richard Dawkins to cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker to physicist Victor Stenger—are also leading scientists. The central argument of these scientific atheists is that modern science has refuted traditional religious conceptions of a divine creator.

But of late atheism seems to be losing its scientific confidence. One sign of this is the public advertisements that are appearing in billboards from London to Washington DC. Dawkins helped pay for a London campaign to put signs on city buses saying, “There’s probably no God....