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D'Arcy's Avatar Jump to comment 11 by D'Arcy

In a way Richard is in a no win situation, a bit like Darwin was. If he is accused of being "shrill" and "strident", it is because of the message he conveys. Cleopatra ( as per Shakespeare) may have punished the messenger about Mark Antony's mis-doings, (i.e. getting married, but not to her), but it is hardly a fitting way to further human knowledge.

Where is the so-called middle ground between faith and non-belief? Richard should stick to his line: (my paraphrase) " I respect that you hold those views, but I have no reason to believe they are true".

Sat, 25 Oct 2008 11:03:00 UTC | #257589