One of the great achievements of science has been, if not to make it impossible for intelligent people to be religious, then at least to make it possible for them not to be religious. We should not retreat from this accomplishment.

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Original Citation

Weinberg, Steven. "A Designer Universe." Conference on Cosmic Design, American Association for the Advancement of Science. April 1999. Washington, DC, USA. Speech.

Current Citation

Weinberg, Steven. Quoted in Science and Nonbelief. Written by Taner Edis. Prometheus Books, 2009.