Thursday, April 15, 2010

RIP Antony Flew

Noted atheist-turned-theist Antony Flew dead at 87.

His conversion was somewhat controversial, as is his book, There Is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind. Richard Carrier certainly thinks so.

I read his book and enjoyed it for what it is, a rather subjective work about a man's eventual coming to faith after a lifetime of pondering. With him it was mostly a form of the argument from design, but as with most people, there's more to it than that. It's well worth following his trains of thought.

I also enjoyed reading the internet hysteria over his conversion. Just follow the links and google away. Is a man's death worth a few googles?

Either way, you know the truth now, old dude. Be seeing you.

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