The Fatheism Project Podcast — Episode 2: Certainty v Uncertainty

Science is a search for certainty that accepts uncertainty as a given. There are things science must admit it does not know. What then does one do when one reaches the limits of one’s knowledge? The Abrahamic religions insist God is the answer to everything. He’s the uncertainty cure. That doesn’t mean he’ll ever shareContinue reading “The Fatheism Project Podcast — Episode 2: Certainty v Uncertainty”

How You Approach Your Spirituality Depends On How You Feel About “Uncertainty”

by A L Katz It all comes down to this: do you really, really, REALLY need to know? And how will you handle it if you can’t know? In his excellent lecture “Beyond Belief“, astrophysicist, author, science communicator and Director of the Hayden Planetarium in NYC Neil deGrasse Tyson points out how even the mostContinue reading “How You Approach Your Spirituality Depends On How You Feel About “Uncertainty””

How You Approach Your Spirituality Depends On Your Tolerance For “Uncertainty”

In his excellent lecture “Beyond Belief“, Astrophysicist, author, science communicator and Director of the Hayden Planetarium in NYC Neil deGrasse Tyson points out how even the most brilliant human beings in history — Isaac Newton (perhaps the MOST brilliant human ever) for instance — went to “magical thinking” when they reached the limits of “whatContinue reading “How You Approach Your Spirituality Depends On Your Tolerance For “Uncertainty””