When we talk about "religion and science," it sounds like two things. But that's changing in at least one way. The contemporary conversation, especially with 18-30 year old, increasingly includes technology.
Starting today, I'll be at a conference nearby at Pomona College called Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization, which will draw about 1,500 participants from around the world, including many from China.
I suppose that's why excellence -- and I mean world-class excellence -- almost literally stops us in our tracks. We all sit up and take notice when we see it or hear it or taste it or smell it or feel it. Larry Wayne Morbitt is one of those people who exudes excellence.
Critics of religion enjoy pointing out how many wars and how much suffering has been caused in the name of religion. But only science has given us the tools to kill each other in ways never before imagined.