Le Panoptique

Perspectives sur les enjeux contemporains | More Perspective on Current International Issues

Science v. Jihad: Charting the Rise of Atheism in the 21st Century

Publié le 1 décembre, 2009 | 3 commentaires
Par

Science v. Jihad:  Charting the Rise of Atheism in the 21st Century

“Those who believe absurdities will commit atrocities.” – Voltaire Mark Cosgriff, Atheism , 2007 Certains droits réservés. The predominant historical cause of Western atheism was, until the 21st century, the increase and development of scientific knowledge available to human observation. The discovery of electricity made Zeus’ ‘thunderbolts’ obsolete; they remain part of our consciousness only […]