stale loaves and rotten brains....
The clergyman remained unmoved on gay marriage and climate change, but he said evolution was ''probably'' right, and that atheists could ''certainly'' get into heaven. Professor Dawkins declared he was ''trying to be charitable'' by suggesting there was no way Cardinal Pell meant the body would literally be resurrected.
The clergyman's view that people would return after death in some kind of physical form earlier had been dismissed by Professor Dawkins. ''The brain is going to rot, that's all there is to it,'' he said.
Cardinal Pell said: ''Mr Dawkins, I don't say things I don't mean.
Thus we're all going to heaven whether we believe or not... idiot...
I could not bear watch the silly easter stouch on the night... so I watched it in drabs on the net at iview, with grandiose boredom nonetheless... Yes Darwin was a "christian" as stated in his "Origin of Species". In his days, even when more enlightened people could suggest that the idea of god was only a delusion, he still played it safe... Same with Einstein. For these men, to refute the god conandrum outright would have led to being ridiculed and quartered like communists — with their funding cut fortwith and their priceless work would have been banished to the dustbin of human misery, like Galileo's...
And yes, humans can have ethical behaviour without the prop of religious fear nor with the carrot of an eternal lolly...