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When Science Points To God

50crowley Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 5:45 PM
2) D'Souza is pointing out the absurdity of marketing "truth". By putting up billboards advertising science, the natural assumption is that science somehow feels pressured by the "truth" that religion offers. In today's zeitgeist, "truth" is hardly ever debated. 3) I don't think anyone believes a billboard can completely explain evolution/science. D'Souza is commenting on billboards like "Imagine... no Religion" that offer no invitation to explore further. They are statements presented as truth, when they are still relatively fringe opinions/theories.
50crowley Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 5:46 PM
When I say "truth", I mean "accepted truth". I probably should have been more clear about that.

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....