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Grayling's Genesis

The Guardian's interview with philosopher AC Grayling (h/t: onegoodmove) demonstrates his talent for aphorisms:

I am putting together a secular bible. My Genesis is when the apple falls on Newton's head.

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When I was 14 a chaplain at school gave me a reading list. I read everything and I went back to him with a question: how can you really believe in this stuff?

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Christian churches and Muslim groups have no more right to have their say than women's institutes or trades unions. The government has actively encouraged faith-based education, and therefore given a megaphone to religious voices and fundamentalists.

Grayling's books on atheism just moved up several notches on my reading list.

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