Belief vs. Science.

Via on Jun 26, 2012

Mommy, is the World Round?

“The only reason people do not know much is because they do not care to know. They are incurious. Incuriousity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is.” —Stephen Fry

Ouch. If the Bible is literally true, doesn’t that mean we should do all these things, too?

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“Here in the middle of a discussion of god on The View, they start discussing evolution. They all believe in god but also in evolution, except for Sherri Shepherd who believes that the bible is the literal word of god. They then later ask her if the world is round or flat, and she doesn’t know, as she’s never checked.”

Relephant response:

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More brilliance:

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | | | | | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom



8 Responses to “Belief vs. Science.”

  1. Louise Brooks says:

    Sherri Shepherd's ignorance is astonishing. This is magical thinking's end result. Willful ignorance.

  2. ashleybess says:

    Sigh… can we have a real discussion about this instead of invoking obnoxiously smug atheists and woefully misguided Biblical literalists? Waaaay too easy. THERE IS NO CONFLICT BETWEEN FAITH AND SCIENCE. Bill Maher needs to tune in and turn on. Same for the other lady, too, but especially him.

  3. @Suri_k8 says:

    Really? Is this the best faith vs science "debate" you could post? Its ridiculous not even worth watching, a complete waste of time…

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