Have I ever told you about “Derek The Destroyer Of Worlds“?
Normally I’d agree with James Randi but he fails to take Derek into account, and we all know that Derek is real.
Which raises the question of why people think their belief is any better or different to that of those who came before them, or that of others.
If you assume there’s no afterlife, Stephen Fry says, you’ll likely have a fuller, more interesting life.
“You can’t just there is a god because the world is beautiful. You have to account for bone cancer in children.”
Weinberg talks about unbelief and why “God” is a terrible idea. The religious have always found science to be corrosive to religious belief. About that, they are correct.