David Attenborough

Fact about the Religious Beliefs of David Attenborough

Neutral About Religion


15 Jun 2012


In an interview with Laurie Taylor

I have no quarrel with basic fundamental religious attitudes. [...] I have a quarrel about people who think that the book of Genesis is literally true, and my argument to dealing with that is 150 years ago people living in Britain might think that is the only account of creation, but we now know all societies around the world have their own account, each felt the necessity to explain why they as human beings are here, and each of these accounts differ. [...] I do sometimes feel that maybe I’m lacking in some sense organ and that I don’t know whether there’s anybody else involved in this sort of thing and its very confident thing to say your absolutely sure that there’s nothing in this world that I don’t have the sense organs to appreciate.

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