What do we miss, as members of the public, by focusing on daily headlines rather than pulling back for the big picture sometimes?
Materialists believe that, in the end, we are only so many carbon molecules, signifying nothing.
Nature reviews Lawrence Krauss’s new book, A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing.
As Denis Dutton speaks, he’s accompanied by projections of cute but extremely simple if not crude cartoons illustrating his points.
Editor’s Note: This is crossposted at Professor Scot McKnight’s Beliefnet blog, Jesus Creed. The first post in this series is found here, and the second here. The Origin of Beauty Benjamin Wiker and Jonathan Witt’s masterful book A Meaningful World: How the Arts and Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature gives the following illustration of how modern scientific reductionists treat nature and the arts: Imagine hearing the following account of one of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s symphonies: ‘We have been able to prove that this particular symphony is actually reducible to a series of notes that happen to be played both at the same time in chords and one after another, creating a string of disturbances in the air caused by Read More ›