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Archive for දෙසැම්බර්, 2013

“ආගමික උමතුවෙන් ලෝකය ගලවා ගැනීමේ එකම මග සියලුම ආගම් ප්‍රතික්ෂේප කිරීමයි” – එස්. එම්. බන්දුසීල

Posted by dawkinssdodo මත දෙසැම්බර් 18, 2013

Open Minds! (formerly: Moving Images blog)

Lakbima Sinhala daily newspaper has just published my long interview with S M Banduseela who is widely recognised as Sri Lanka’s foremost translator of science and science fiction. He is best known as Arthur C Clarke’s Lankan translator.

Parts of this interview appeared earlier in the Sinhala Sunday newspaper Ravaya (24 Nov 2013):  “විද්‍යා ප්‍රබන්ධකරුවන් අයහපත් අනාගතයන් ගැන අපට අනතුරු අඟවනවා!” – එස්. එම්. බන්දුසීල

Those segments are not repeated here. Lakbima has also carried my questions related to Clarke’s views on traditional knowledge, and on religion. Banduseela answers them in his capacity as a leading rationalist and free thinker in Sri Lanka.

Note:Sir Arthur Clarke (1917-2008) was a life-long non-believer: he was against all forms of organised religion (no exceptions!), and considered religions to be the worst form of ‘mind virus‘.

As he often said: “One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality…

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