Born: November 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland [now in Northern Ireland], UK
Died: November 22, 1963 (age 64) in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Consequently atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.
When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.
I know that some people say the idea of a Law of Nature or decent behaviour known to all men is unsound, because different civilisations and different ages have had quite different moralities. But this is not true. There have been differences between their moralities, but these have…
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