The Religions of Academia

Mathematics: God laid down axioms, and all else followed trivially.

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Law: In the beginning, God gave His creatures free will, wisely limiting His own liability for any damage they might cause.

Computer Science: God threw something together under a 7-day deadline. He’s still debugging.

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History: God wrote the Bible, which claims that the heavens and earth were created by God. This is exactly why you can’t always trust primary sources. Continue reading

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