There were 16 different talks, ranging from the history of science and faith to more technical topics like systems biology and design triangulation.
As Alec Ryrie pointed out in his history of Doubt, “intellectuals and philosophers may think they make the weather, but they are more often driven by it.”
“Once you lose the kind of stabilizing influence of rational thought and respect,” says John Lennox, “then you can end up with violence, as we have seen.”
Good news! We now have a firm publication date of March 30, 2021.
From climate change to the coronavirus, one tendency among writers and commentators is to an urgent, insatiable, almost sexual desire to cast unwarranted terror over other people.