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Monday, July 27, 2009

Science Is in the Details - Sam Harris on Francis Collins

Science Is in the Details


By SAM HARRIS, Published: New York Times, July 26, 2009

"PRESIDENT OBAMA has nominated Francis Collins to be the next director of the National Institutes of Health. It would seem a brilliant choice. Dr. Collins’s credentials are impeccable: he is a physical chemist, a medical geneticist and the former head of the Human Genome Project. He is also, by his own account, living proof that there is no conflict between science and religion. In 2006, he published “The Language of God,” in which he claimed to demonstrate “a consistent and profoundly satisfying harmony” between 21st-century science and evangelical Christianity".....more

(Via http://www.nytimes.com.)

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