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Five Quick Thoughts on Grand Theft Auto 5

“Man’s greatness and wretchedness are so evident that the true religion must necessarily teach us that there is in man some great principle of greatness and some great principle of wretchedness.

For those of us who understand the importance of the keys “Q”, “A”, “O”, “P” and “space” or who got excited when Spectrum produced an affordable home computer with 124 kB of RAM, the world of the modern gamer is an alien and awe-inspiring environment.

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Craig and the Cheerfulness of New Atheism

William Lane Craig has some interesting interviews with the Centre of Public Christianity. In the first interview Craig argues that New Atheists should be more downcast; he gives two provocative reasons. The first is practical – New Atheism is on the wane.

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The Walking Dead and Eternal Life

The era of Western supremacy is drawing to an end as the colossal economies of China and India become as technologically advanced as Europe and America . Little wonder, then, that our appetite for apocalyptic fiction is growing. However, it is more than a little surprising to discover that end-times fiction has given an old B-Movie star – the zombie –a new lease of life.

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Blogs About Nothing

The New Atheism has attempted to re-brand atheism. Once upon a time, many atheists (the continental, existential type) were angry at God for not existing; God’s absence robbed the world of significance. Marxists rejected God for a monumental struggle with history. Most atheists were outraged at the great suffering in the world (Schopenhauer wished that the earth was as lifeless as the moon) and argued that a good God would never have allowed such a world.

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