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The Awe of Understanding – “The God Delusion” – Richard Dawkins

April 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Philosophy, Religion

It was a concept of such stunning simplicity, but it gave rise, naturally, to all of the infinite and baffling complexity of life. The awe it inspired in me made the awe that people talk about in respect of religious experience seem, frankly, silly beside it. I’d take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.

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