The most dangerous idea in human history “… remains the belief that Jesus Christ was the the son of God and rose from the dead. Because it alters the whole of human behavior and all our responsibilities. It turns the universe from a meaningless chaos into a designed place in which there is justice and there is hope and, therefore, we all have a duty to discover the nature of that justice and work towards that hope. It alters us all. If we reject it, it alters us all as well. It is incredibly dangerous., It’s why so many people turn against it.”
I pondered two conflicting dangerous ideas this morning at a funeral for a little girl who died after living but two days …

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By Tom Quiner [Writer Christopher Hitchens died yesterday. He gained notoriety in recent years for his attacks on religion and for his evangelical atheism. I am re-running a Quiner’s Diner post from last year that talks about Mr. Hitchen’s view point. I always enjoyed reading Mr. Hitchens, even when he infuriated me.] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5B1U2Y7KRw&feature=player_embedded] At the…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5B1U2Y7KRw&feature=player_embedded#!] At the age of 15, Peter Hitchens burned his Bible and denied God’s existence. At the age of 58, his older brother, Christopher, wrote a best-selling book, “God is Not Great.” If you didn’t guess, Christopher, too, is an atheist.  However, something happened to younger brother, Peter, along the way. He…

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