This week on TED Talk Tuesday…Jesus versus Darwin?

by Beta Beta Beta Chi Nu Chapter

Pastor Rick Warren on The Purpose-Driven Life

Pastor Rick Warren

Pastor Rick Warren, author of The Purpose-Driven Life,reflects on his own crisis of purpose in the wake of his book’s wild success. He explains his belief that God’s intention is for each of us to use our talents and influence to do good.

http://www.ted.com/talks/rick_warren_on_a_life_of_purpose.html

Philosopher Dan Dennett Responds to Rick Warren

Dan Dennett

Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion — all religion — to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_dennett_s_response_to_rick_warren.html

Evolutionary Biologist, Richard Dawkins Takes the High Road with Militant Atheism

Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position — and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science. A fiery, funny, powerful talk.

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/richard_dawkins_on_militant_atheism.html

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