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There's a story segment tonight you may remember about two years ago we had an atheist Richard Dawkins on the -- you.
Is on a crusade to -- its believers there -- We'll -- as the doc is his new book partially aimed at children called the magic.
I talked to him earlier this week.
Now He wrote this book and this book you know is marketed somewhat toward children and adolescents correct.
He -- yeah -- you want them you want them to not only believe in science which I think is a good thing but reject.
God and religion though this is a book about science and doesn't talk about gone it mocks god -- -- that doesn't.
The I think -- looked at I mean I went through that book and -- -- basically is saying that everything can be explained by science.
Well everything about the natural world yet claimed by some of the web as -- mall -- It basically says that these things are myths that they're not really true every chapter has -- of the beginning of the -- Some of them has to me it's an ancient Egyptian -- -- very the ladies and mitigates and you know what you're doing.
You're tried to get to the kids is a urinating if you believe got a and nothing to do we've gone I'm talking about -- through all over the world.
The Judeo Christian miss his friend and occasionally as one of many myths that come from around the web Judeo Christian philosophy isn't it and it's it's reality in this material are based on it.
But that's not true yes sounds.
Throughout history some of the worst regimes ever been atheistic.
Communists -- just -- -- -- -- nothing to do with atheism in all really know.
-- -- my in my hypothesis is that religion is a constraint on society.
Goodwill toward men teach -- treating everybody as Jesus taught.
The same as you you like to be treated the ten commandments there constraints against that -- into the ten commandments do you do value.
All -- shall not make a grave and image.
Thou shalt not violate the -- He could do that show that killed shell had very -- hostilities is of a widespread belief or over the world not by default potter -- -- a ton of Joseph Stalin and they all have one thing income.
They believe in god but in many cases nothing to do -- you believe in god and -- I don't see it's a constraint you don't see religion is being -- on human behavior the bad -- -- don't have really mean that.
I think there's -- evil I'm not I don't want to get -- to a shot too much about who's no evil men who are we shouting what I do think is that.
There is a logical connection between.
Believing in god and doing some -- sometimes doing evil things sometimes absolutely see that no holy war Jihad -- indeed but there's no logical connection between.
Being atheist and doing evil things -- just incidentally true.
Let's say amounts if -- Joseph Stalin happened to be atheists but that wasn't what -- -- what prison was a political ideology that had nothing to do they do well I.
But again I come back to the constraining influence of religion.
That it does discourage this kind of behavior because we'll go back to -- -- shall not kill command.
Now the last time we were here you were honest enough you were here you -- honest enough to admit you don't know the origin.
Whether it was a -- something like that and you said to me were working on it and I said -- you.
When you get it let me know that's how we left it last -- rather -- about two years ago and still you don't know what are you talking money origin of life I'm talking about the origin.
Of the existence of human existence and plan existence and animal exists it.
How could it possibly helped to postulate a divine intelligence.
To explain something complicated like that here's how -- can help.
If you believe in the teachings of Jesus or Buddha or someone like that who wants people.
To be peaceful and to love each other that is a good thing if it -- -- going to do with the origin of the moon.
Because I don't believe -- meteor crashed into the earth and made everything happen.
I think intelligent design made everything happen give -- less work.
Science doesn't have -- a -- about things like how the -- came into existence why the -- What the galaxy is.
Science doesn't yet know how everything started and as I said last time that -- people.
Right okay we appreciate you -- taken fire mr.
Dawkins -- book is the magic of reality thank you.
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