ATHEISM, MUSIC AND CIVILIZATION

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Paul Monk reflects on Sam Harris’s The End of Faith “…everywhere I saw how readily men construct fables in order to avoid looking reality in the face. The invention of an afterlife would not matter so much were it not purchased at so high a price: disregard of the real, hence willful neglect of the only world there is. While religion is often at variance with immanence, with man’s inherent nature, atheism is in harmony with the earth – life’s other name.” Michel Onfray The Atheist Manifesto (2005)[i]   “Who are they who fill wells with earth? They are without…

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