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David Berlinski on The Devil's Delusion

David Berlinski on The Devil’s Delusion

The author of The Devil’s Delusion, Dr. David Berlinski is an urban scholar with a withering wit to delight and entertain while defending religious thought against a movement of intolerance which now includes much of the scientific elite. David Berlinski proceeds reasonably and calmly to challenge recent scientific theorizing and to expose the unreason from which it presumes to criticize Read More ›

‘Darwin? That’s Just the Party Line’

This article, published by the National Post, contains a review of Discovery Institute Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellow David Berlinski’s book The Devil’s Delusion: And now comes along another tour de force — David Berlinski’s The Devil’s Delusion: Atheism And Its Scientific Pretensions — which, in 225 pages, delivers a formidable blow to the agreed-upon fictions that Darwin’s theory Read More ›

Delusions of Scientific Adequacy

This article, published by The American Spectator, contains a review of Discovery Institute Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellow David Berlinski: As David Berlinski observes in The Devil’s Delusion, the message of each of these writers is identical: “because scientific theories are true, religious beliefs must be false.” And the conclusion they generally draw is revealed in the title Read More ›

Don’t Write Off Religion Just Yet

This article, published by The Globe and Mail, contains a review of Discovery Institute Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellow David Berlinski’s book The Devil’s Delusion: A critique of the contemporary assault on religion is therefore much needed, and in The Devil’s Delusion, David Berlinski gives us a polemic that is powerful, erudite and often savagely funny. The rest of Read More ›

Blinkered Sages

David Berlinski’s new book describes the remarkable extent to which the dominant religion of the intelligentsia is now “science.” This new religion — which is based on atheism and materialism — is actually better termed “scientism,” since its religious claims far overreach its scientific content. Scientism reflects the tendency of scientists to become what Ortega y Gasset called “barbarians of Read More ›

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An astronaut space walking
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The Scientific Embrace of Atheism

At sometime after the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin first entered space, stories began to circulate that he had been given secret instructions by the Politburo. Have a look around, they told him. Suitably instructed, Gagarin looked around. When he returned without having seen the face of God, satisfaction in high circles was considerable. The commissars having vacated the scene, it Read More ›