Tagged: Bible

Science – the greatest story ever told - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 16, 2012

Book Review: A Crisis of Faith – Atheism, Emerging Technologies and the Future of Humanity by Phil Torres Price: Kindle Edition$5.99 Paperback: $19.95 File Size: 498 KB Print Length: 174 pages Publisher: Dangerous Little Books (July 18, 2012) ASIN: B008N06VRK … Continue reading → … Read More

Ethical enquiry or moral instruction? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 19, 2012

There has been a raging debate locally about the religious instruction classes in New Zealand public schools. I commented before that the Churches Education Commission, who run this programme, are hiding behind the provision of values teaching in the school curriculum … Continue reading → … Read More

Mixing values and Jesus in secular education - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 05, 2012

Daniel Dennett calls it the “last big fib.*” The claim that religion and human morality are intimately entwined – that you can’t be good without god. That does seem to be a widely held misconception, or should I say widely … Continue reading → … Read More

Rational morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 03, 2011

Here’s a great video. It’s not short (31 mins) but its well worth watching right through – or downloading and watching later. Even watching several times, the speaker is so eloquent and precise with his language. In it Scott Clifton … Continue reading → … Read More

Concern over William Lane Craig’s justification of biblical genocide - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 30, 2011

William Lane Craig went ahead with his “empty chair for Dawkins” stunt in his Oxford appearance. While many of his fans loved the trick, Craig didn’t get off unharmed by his stalking of Richard Dawkins. Obviously some of Craig’s fans … Continue reading → … Read More

Dawkins responds to a stalker — Craig gets his debate - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 21, 2011

Last year when I was at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne there was a motley little crew of creationists (3 I think) outside heckling people and demanding that Richard Dawkins debate evolution with them. Just one example of people … Continue reading → … Read More

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