Re: Interested in thoughts on this excerpt from Martin Rees

From: Russell Standish <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 21:34:33 +1000

Yes, although you do have a different perception of theology to Rees,
and indeed practically all other scientists I know of. I won't comment
on theologians of course, I don't really know any all that well.

Not to say your perception is wrong, but it will take a Herculean
effort to get other to think along your lines.


On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 04:21:28PM +0200, Bruno Marchal wrote:
> Le 26-juil.-06, 06:29, Danny Mayes quoted Rees:
> > So I favor peaceful coexistence rather than constructive dialogue
> > between science and theology
> >
> With comp (or just with deep enough introspection) you can understand
> that science is just modesty, and that it is not domain dependent. I
> favor collaboration of scientists from many disciplines on the
> fundamental questions which by their very nature ask for
> interdisciplinary open mindness. You can do theology with a 100%
> scientific attitude. Not doing that is the same as abandoning theology
> to authoritative argument. In that case, it is not astosnihing that
> theology looks irrational and unscientific.
> Bruno
> >

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