Wednesday, December 26, 2012

We're Puny, Insignificant, and Doomed – and That's the Good News | Think Tank | Big Think


The following succinctly defines religion, not science.
But Krauss argues that mysteries are precisely what make life worth living. Scientists are driven, he says, both by the challenge of solving puzzles and by the fact that beneath them there’s always a deeper mystery to solve.
The Holy Trinity, for example, is a mystery as is the Immaculate Conception, and raising the dead, all attested to in the Bible, not a scientific journal. Religion takes us beyond what can be explained and leaves us with nothing but faith in something that is beyond understanding.


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We're Puny, Insignificant, and Doomed – and That's the Good News | Think Tank | Big Think