"...the need for God never vanishes. Mel Brooks’s 2000 Year Old Man, asked to explain the origin of God, admits that early humans first adored “a guy in our village named Phil, and for a time we worshipped him.” Phil “was big, and mean, and he could break you in two with his bare hands!” One day, a thunderstorm came up, and a lightning bolt hit Phil. “We gathered around and saw that he was dead. Then we said to one another, ‘There’s something bigger than Phil!’ ” The basic urge to recognize something bigger than Phil still gives theistic theories an audience, even as their explanations of the lightning-maker turn ever gappier and gassier..."Adam Gopnik: When Did Faith Start to Fade? : The New Yorker
More J&M "spiritual" strips...
The world suffices
22 answers to those 22 questions from creationists: http://slate.me/1fM2REV pic.twitter.com/OJ0aiQakoX
Bill Moyers and @neiltyson in conversation about science, religion, and the universe http://j.mp/1b6YftX
The difference between Philip drunk and Philip sober shows that feeling good isn't always the best test of truth.
Agnostic filmmaker Morgan Spurlock tells @ChrisDStedman why he'll go ‘Inside’ Nashville's Sunday Assembly" this week. http://buff.ly/1fLhjLh