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Indeed, Alan C. IIRC (though I think he was quoting another scientist, possibly Richard Feynman,) Dawkins said that if he debated a creationist it would look great on their CV, but not on his. :D


October 9th, 2011, 6:57 pm
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Never thought about Feynman quotes - he has some good ones:

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I can live with doubt, and uncertainty, and not knowing. I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.

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October 9th, 2011, 7:42 pm
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Today's Guardian:

Dawkins on why he refuses to debate Craig


Craig on a story from the OT: "Can you imagine what it would be like to have to break into some house and kill a terrified woman and her children? The brutalising effect on these Israeli [sic] soldiers is disturbing."

Dawkins: "Oh, the poor soldiers. Let's hope they received counselling after their traumatic experience."

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October 20th, 2011, 2:57 pm
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Oh dear, yet another, "Death is really salvation for heathens," type! He would have got on well with the priests who slaughtered Central American natives a few hundred years ago so they did not live a life of sin. It was good for their souls you know . . .

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October 20th, 2011, 3:16 pm
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Beautifully written with devastating force. And I loved this line:

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In the interests of transparency, I should point out that it isn't only Oxford that won't see me on the night Craig proposes to debate me in absentia: you can also see me not appear in Cambridge, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow and, if time allows, Bristol.
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I've cleared my diary to show that I'm making a really special effort not to appear in the auditorium in Oxford. Wouldn't it be nice if it were full of nothing but empty chairs.....? :D


October 20th, 2011, 4:38 pm
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