So you don’t believe in God (Psalm 14:1)? Does that mean you are a materialist then?

I used to believe that malarkey but it made me so miserable and grumpy.

I thought about it and realised that if everything I do is programmed by hidden physical stuff then murdering my wife and kids is not my fault and even plotting to kill them is not my fault.

Both my thoughts and my actions are beyond my control.

What a nightmare for my family!

Mark Roques
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Mark Roques

For eleven years Mark taught Philosophy and Religious Studies at Prior Park College, Bath. As Director of RealityBites since 2005, he has developed a rich range of resources for teachers and is a popular speaker at educational conferences in the UK, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. Mark is the author of three books, including the Religious Education textbook The Good, The Bad and The Misled, and his innovative approach has led him to appear on television (Channel 4) and radio.