Stuart Kelly

Alternatives to God

He doesn’t believe unbelievers or believers. His guiding rule seems basically to ‘Keep calm and carry on’

K. Chesterton, in one of his wise and gracious apothegms, once wrote that ‘When Man ceases to worship God he does not worship nothing but worships everything.’ John Gray, one of the most pernickety and carnaptious of contemporary philosophers, presents here a kind of taxonomy of not atheism, per se, but of the vacuums and nothings into which the loss of belief has rushed.

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