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Friday, January 30, 2015

False Dichotomy Between Science and Religion


Geoffrey A. Mitelman offers up a cogent explanation on why our current "debate" over science vs. religion is getting us nowhere. Extremist language is preventing dialogue in so many ways. The demand that people choose one side or the other does not conform to the thinking of reasonable people, setting up this false dichotomy ... well, I'll let Rabbi Mitelman speak for himself. See: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-geoffrey-a-mitelman/3-major-stumbling-blocks-_b_5399014.html

Well stated, sir.

For more on this topic, see: http://jsbrookspresents.blogspot.com/2013/04/faith-and-science-work-together-please.html

Sooner or later, you'll run across trolls from one polarized viewpoint or the other on this hot topic and here's some advice on how to cope: http://jsbrookspresents.blogspot.com/2015/01/before-quibbling-or-trolling-listen-to.html

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