Re: Re: The problem with God
This is a fantastic quote. Aside from the powerful words, the fact that Epicurus was an ancient Greek philosopher who lived from 341-270BCE is empowering. Personally, I find that the majority of media coverage about religion fails to provide even the slightest context for the history of disbelief. Instead, television journalists seem to approach issues concerning science and religion as an ignoramus in order to avoid being seen as biased.
As a Canadian, I am constantly inundated by media coverage from the U.S. concerning the science/religion "debate." In fact, the only well-developed examination of this issue in the U.S. (that I have seen) was a program by PBS called "Judgement Day: Intelligent Design on Trial" that focussed on the efforts to teach 'intelligent design' in science classes in U.S. public schools.
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Archeologists had been doubtful since no such ship had ever been found.
- In 450 BCE, Greek historian Herodotus described a barge that's never been found.
- When the ancient port of Thonis-Heracleion was discovered, some 70 sunken ships were found resting in its waters.
- One boat, Ship 17, uncannily matches the Herodotus' description.
The blood of horseshoe crabs is harvested on a massive scale in order to retrieve a cell critical to medical research. However, recent innovations might make this practice obsolete.
- Horseshoe crabs' blue blood is so valuable that a quart of it can be sold for $15,000.
- This is because it contains a molecule that is crucial to the medical research community.
- Today, however, new innovations have resulted in a synthetic substitute that may end the practice of farming horseshoe crabs for their blood.
The Canadian professor has been on the Joe Rogan Experience six times. There's a lot of material to discuss.
- Jordan Peterson has constantly been in the headlines for his ideas on gender over the last three years.
- While on Joe Rogan's podcast, he explains his thoughts on the gender differences in society.
- On another episode, Peterson discusses the development of character through competition.
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