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Vid: 50 famous academics on God



First 10:

1. Lawrence Krauss, World-Renowned Physicist
2. Robert Coleman Richardson, Nobel Laureate in Physics
3. Richard Feynman, World-Renowned Physicist, Nobel Laureate in Physics
4. Simon Blackburn, Cambridge Professor of Philosophy
5. Colin Blakemore, World-Renowned Oxford Professor of Neuroscience
6. Steven Pinker, World-Renowned Harvard Professor of Psychology
7. Alan Guth, World-Renowned MIT Professor of Physics
8. Noam Chomsky, World-Renowned MIT Professor of Linguistics
9. Nicolaas Bloembergen, Nobel Laureate in Physics
10. Peter Atkins, World-Renowned Oxford Professor of Chemistry

All that UD News can identify are atheists. Anyone know otherwise?

Hat tip: Stephanie West Allen at Brains on Purpose

All 50 academics and history besides appear to have it wrong! The first wholly new interpretation of the moral teachings of Christ for two thousand years is on the web. Radically different from anything else we know of from history, this new 'claim' is predicated upon a precise and predefined experience, a direct individual intervention into the natural world by omnipotent power to confirm divine will. "correcting human nature by a change in natural law, altering biology, consciousness and human ethical perception beyond all natural evolutionary boundaries." Like it of no, a new religious claim testable by faith, meeting all Enlightenment criteria now exists. A religious revolution may be getting under way. More info at http://soulgineering.com/2011/05/22/the-final-freedoms/ goliah
Feynmann was an atheist? I thought he was somewhere between agnostic/deist. Barb
Here's my response to the video: 50 Nobel Laureates and other scientists who believe in God by Tihomir Dimitrov – compiler, M.Sc. in Psychology (1995), M.A. in Philosophy (1999). In his Introduction, Dimitrov writes:
The book 50 Nobel Laureates and other scientists who believe in God comprises well-documented quotations from some of the most influential scientists and writers in the world. In the course of my 11-year search I have studied hundreds of books, articles and letters – primarily those found in the archives of the National Library of Bulgaria (Sofia), Biblioteca Comunale di Milano and the Austrian National Library (Vienna). I have also corresponded with many contemporary Nobel Prize-winning scientists who have shared their personal beliefs about God. I believe that this book will inspire believers, that it will give hope to seekers and that it will challenge those who think that religion and contemporary science are in an insurmountable conflict.
As far as I can tell, the quotes in this online book are accurate. My only critical comment is that the author makes no attempt to distinguish between the various kinds of "God" that the scientists believe in. Still, the book is invaluable for countering the arrogant claims of skeptics who brashly assert that religion is only for dummies. vjtorley
Atheists's credo: There's no God and I hate Him!!! Enezio E. De Almeida Filho

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