Last week I posted a response to an email titled “God Is Real” by an apologetics book author. Mr. Chacon has written back, and I include my reply below.
A few days ago we received an email with a four page Word doc attached. The email addressed us politely and personally, so I thought it wouldn’t be nice to ignore it.
Messrs. Dillahunty and Glasser:
I see you on You Tube and like your way of thinking about the Bible. Please review the attachment and let me know what you think.
In the book I wrote How to deal with life: Genesis Simplified I also express a different view of Genesis to make it more meaningful. If you should like a copy, I will send you one if you give me an address.
Russell here. I’ve been feeling left out of PZ Myers’ series on how people became atheists, but I thought it would be greedy of me to try to guest post on his blog when we’ve got our own. So instead, I’m posting my own story here.
My parents are both of Jewish cultural/ethnic backgrounds, with roots in Germany and Eastern Europe. They are also both more or less atheists — my dad more, my mom a bit less.
Continued below the fold…
Recently I’ve been looking into the fibonacci sequence, I’m not a theist and I personally believe that religion is the biggest bain on society however
(…Why does there always have to be a “however” here?…)
I think it is odd how often this sequence pops up throughout nature etc.
I am quite cynical but like to think I’m open minded and I think although I couldn’t believe in any god that already exists but the fibonacci sequence does seem to hint maybe at some possibility of something.I was wondering if you could let me know some arguments you have thought of to explain the fibonacci’s sequence throughout nature to give me something to think about.
Response below the fold.