Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions (Audio)
With his usual characteristic wit, David Berlinski challenges the pretentious nature of the new atheism and its commitment to "the last, best hope" of the intellect: science. While Berlinski considers himself an agnostic, he has no sympathies with the modern atheistic movement. The discussion here moves from the events of the 20th century to the nature of human societies, and finally to unchecked assumptions of the scientific community.
"What the Nazis did not believe, and what the commissars did not believe, and what the executioners did not believe, and what the secret police did not believe - in whatever country you found them - is that they would be judged."
Runtime: Approx. 1 hour 10 minutes with Q & A
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