“We've got to get sympathetically in one another’s shoes. If you don’t believe in God, you need to try to understand why anybody does or we’re not going to be able to work in a pluralistic society.
"The new atheist books—Mr. Dawkins, Mr. Hitchens and company— don’t just say religion is bad, they say respect for religion is bad. If you counsel one section of the population to belittle and disdain and to show no respect for this group of people, for the beliefs that give them great joy and meaning in life… if you counsel one group of people to despise and do nothing to understand another group of people, that is a recipe for social disaster.” –Dr. Timothy Keller on Authors@Google.
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