The Hidden God of Atheism

We’ve published the latest in the discussions between myself and Rupert Sheldrake. It’s available as a podcast or on iTunes.

Atheism is often taken as the default position with theism requiring additional beliefs or proof. So we talk about whether science actually rests on theistic assumptions, if with God removed from the equation. I ‘play’ atheist – trying to put the perspectives of the three greatest atheists in the modern world, Freud, Marx, and Nietzsche – and Rupert argues that science with its working hypotheses of intelligibility, law-like predictability, and so on actually, at least, draw on theism…

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