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“I say to people in Québec: your kids are going to change you more than all these immigrants. I’m a grandfather now and I see what has happened over these two generations and it’s huge. We dropped the central religious identity of Québec in this time, nobody forced us from outside.”

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  • WORDS BY THE WATER – KESWICK, 10 MARCH. Talking about The Edge of Reason at this lovely Cumbrian festival. Programme here and booking here. #
  • FOOD PROGRAMME – BBC RADIO 4. I'm one of the voice sin thsi week's programme, first broadcast yesterday. Listen here. #
  • INTERVIEW – SPIKED REVIEW. An interview about free will. Read here. #
  • SCIENCE WITHOUT PEDESTALS – BOURNEMOUTH, 11 FEBRUARY. A Darwin Day talk, with optional lunch, challenging the pretensions of those who elevate science too high so we can better appreciate it for what it really is and more fully understand what it means to value reason and rationality. Details and booking here. #
  • BELIEF AND BEYOND BELIEF – LONDON, 4 FEBRUARY. Taking part in a panel discussion on "Science versus Religion: Do We Need to Choose?" with - Sughra Ahmed, Suzie Sheehy and David Hutchings with Anna Starkey chairing. At 11:30 at the Southbank Centre. Full details and booking here. #

What is Microphilosophy?

Small thoughts about big subjects; big thoughts about small things; seeds of thought, scatttered to either take root or not; plus short links to longer work. Microphilosophy is the website of the writer Julian Baggini.

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  • Anyone know which is the kireji here and how it is pronounced? 静けさや岩に染み入る蝉の声