God and Disaster

A C Grayling has written a few thoughts that are well worth pondering over, here is an extract.

One thinks with sorrow of the hundreds of thousands whose lives have been horrendously lost or affected by the great Japanese earthquake and tsunami, which will put a black mark against this year 2011 in the annals, coming so soon after the earthquake that hit Christchurch in New Zealand. The events are almost certainly linked tectonically, reminding us of the vast forces of nature that are normal for the planet itself but inimical to human life, especially when lived dangerously close to the jigsaw cracks of the earth’s surface.

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Is there a God?

There is a claim that an omnipotent, omniscient, benevolent “Supreme Being” exists … however, this claim has a rather profound problem that many choose to sweep under the carpet and ignore. The problem is this … we live in a world in which many truly horrendous events happen … stuff that is totally tragic. This … Read more

Fighting evil Atheists!!!

Sue Blackmore wrote a fabulous article in yesterdays Guardian … she writes … At a family baptism I was appalled when the congregation was called to combat aggressive atheists – I don’t want to fight While she was attending a family baptism … (ah the things we suffer for family) … all was apparently going … Read more

Science and religion aren’t friends

Great article in USA Today by Jerry Coyne … picture in your mind an image of distraught believers splattering their breakfast out as they read this … Atheist books such as The God Delusion and The End of Faith have, by exposing the dangers of faith and the lack of evidence for the God of … Read more

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