Atheist Professor vs Christian Student
The relationship between religion and science is the subject of continued (e.g., the Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford .. e.g., in hospitals where students learned about medicine in a practical. Science and religion have long thought themselves mutually exclusive, despite there has been an often uneasy relationship between church and science. study genetics and evolution, which led him to a career as an academic scientist. Now a professor of philosophy at Lehman College of the City University of New . A VERY INTERESTING CONVERSATION. An Atheist Professor of Philosophy was speaking to his Class on the Problem Science has with. GOD, the ALMIGHTY.
I met his mother.
I hosted soirees for faculty and students alike at his downtown apartment. One night, we got a little too carried away and he was arrested for drunk driving, with yours truly in the passenger seat. It even made the front page of the local news.
My laid-back, west coast father came to the east coast and met him. Then my hardworking, big city mother came to the east coast and met him.
My friends were polarized — they thought the relationship was either charming or revolting. As for me, I felt emboldened. I had made the choice to make a grown man in a position of power shake with desire. One night postcoital, professor and I were eating roasted nuts and drinking red wine naked in his bed.
I was 20 years old at this point. We put it on. In the film, Woody Allen plays his typical pervy-uncle trope, twice-divorced, in the midst of dating a year-old.
Do you believe that? Not that I have anything to hide … but there are a few disgusting little moments that I regret. Watching that film that night with professor, I realized my role as a time-wasting toy, the fun tonic for revitalizing the jaded, irresponsible prof. I realized that the fact my professor even showed me this film was a game. I was all a game.
But things carried on. In a final year of university, professor convinced me to participate in a course he was offering on Laurence Sterne, author of The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Another Christian raises his hand. Come, come, young man. Speak some proper wisdom to the gathering. Now I've got a question for you.
Is there such thing as heat? The room suddenly goes very cold. The second Christian continues. We can hit degrees below zero, which is no heat, but we can't go any further after that. There is no such thing as cold, otherwise we would be able to go colder than - You see, sir, cold is only a word we use to describe the absence of heat.Short Film: Does God Exist Scientifically ? Debate Professor Vs Student
Because heat is energy. Cold is not the opposite of heat, sir, just. A pin drops somewhere in the classroom. What is night if it isn't darkness?
What are you getting at? Darkness is not something, it is the absence of something. You can have low light, normal light, bright light, flashing light but if you have no light constantly you have nothing and it's called darkness, isn't it?
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That's the meaning we use to define the word. In reality, Darkness isn't. If it were, you would be able to make darkness darker and give me a jar of it.
This will indeed be a good semester. My point is, your philosophical premise is flawed to start with and so your conclusion must be in error Suddenly he is affability itself. He waves his hand to silence the class, for the student to continue. You are viewing the concept of God as something finite, something we can measure.
Sir, science cannot even explain a thought. It uses electricity and magnetism but has never seen, much less fully understood them. To view death as the opposite of life is to be ignorant of the fact that death cannot exist as a substantive thing. Death is not the opposite of life, merely the absence of it.
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