Skeptics and True Believers

Skeptics and True Believers

Chet Raymo


Years in the past, famous technology instructor and author Chet Raymo embarked upon his personal quest to reconcile the miracle tales he realized as a baby with the technology he realized as an grownup. Skeptics and actual Believersis the fruits of that search―a passionate, ever-inquisitive assertion that technological know-how and faith can together toughen the way in which we event the world.

Acknowledging that the clinical and the non secular groups are more and more break up, Raymo builds robust bridges among them. He illustrates his argument with an array of thought-provoking tales, reminiscent of the amazing migratory flight of a small chook referred to as the purple knot; the lengthy, excellent flow of the Comet Hyakutake around the evening sky; a hilarious alien abduction that did not occur. jointly, they're compelling proof that faith should still embody the trustworthy wisdom of the realm that technological know-how presents, whereas whilst technology should still appreciate and nourish humankind's desire for non secular sustenance. "Miracles are explainable," Raymo paraphrases the author Tim Robinson, "it is the reasons which are miraculous."

For a person attracted to think about life's that means and objective, Chet Raymo's uncompromising skepticism and reverence for secret will verify and inspire.

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