Tag Archives: Blaise Pascal

Philosopher Nigel Warburton Weighs in on the ATHEIST BUS AD CAMPAIGN in Britain

British atheists recently put together some money and purchased bus ads around their country proclaiming, “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” Christians promptly responded with counter-ads of their own. Philosopher Nigel Warburton offers his perspective … Continue reading

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Hey Richard, What if You’re Wrong?

Richard Dawkins, after talking to an audience about his book, The God Delusion, is asked a simple question: “What if you’re wrong?” Here’s Dawkins’s answer:

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An Ur-Moment in Intellectual History: What Happened 170 Years and 12 Days Ago?

On September 28, 1838, Darwin picked up Malthus’s essay on population, and realized that it could be applied to animals and plants. Money quote from Darwin’s autobiography: “[I] happened to read for amusement ‘Malthus on Population,’ and being well prepared … Continue reading

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