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The Telescope: Geek Culture & Faith


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Aug 28, 2018

Matt offers a few thoughts on the recent, tragic shooting at a Madden 2019 Tournament in Jacksonville, FL. Philosopher Bertrand Russel said that life must be rooted in a philosophy of "unyielding despair". Is that true? Is there no other viable way to look at life? 

Articles referenced in the show: 

Russel 

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/654503-that-man-is-the-product-of-causes-which-had-no

 

Medicated kids

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/directors/thomas-insel/blog/2014/are-children-overmedicated.shtml

 

Berlinski

https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/1639458-the-devil-s-delusion-atheism-and-its-scientific-pretensions