Life, the Universe, and Everything

Douglas Adams, writer or co-writer of three Doctor Who stories, and Script Editor for the whole of Season 17, was an amazing man.

c16-02-01.jpg “Affirmative!”

Thought-provoking references to religion feature quite prominently in the 21st Century revival of Doctor Who (and in Torchwood).  Here are some thoughts from Douglas Adams on the subject, a lecture from 1998: “Is there an Artificial God?”

Link to transcript of lecture.

Link to MP3 of lecture.

Brought to you by “the fourth age of sand”, as Douglas Adams describes in his lecture.

(via Boing Boing)

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