14th August 2009

“The mysteries of faith just don't seem very interesting to us by comparison with real mysteries. They have a contrived quality, and are not very imaginative.”

John Derbyshire

2 Responses to “14th August 2009”

  1. Oxymoronic Christhinker Says:

    FYI:
    http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/religionandtheology/1697/imagine_no_religion:_sustaining_morality_without_god_

  2. Brian Delrosario Says:

    Agreed. Fiction, although entertaining, doesn’t move us as far forward as does reality. Building on fiction produces no real advances.