Actor Max McLean points out an insight from Lewis on the role of apologetic and other arguments in maintaining faith.
We are free to accept ad hoc evo psych explanations if we wish. Like astrology and palm reading, they make good conversation pieces.
Dr. King was critical of the misuse of science to promote racial discrimination, and he spoke against the idea that humans are the products of a blind process.
Sagan suggests that if we give up on the belief in God, then we can roll up our sleeves and save our planet.
When the vast majority of people speak about God, they have in mind a powerful, conscious Creator. Sagan plays games by redefining the meaning of “God.”