''A minority of people, usually people without religion, are frightened by the future. It's almost as though they've … nothing but fear to distract themselves from the fact that without God the universe has no objective purpose or meaning. Nothing beyond the constructs they confect to cover the abyss.''
Life without God was ''life without purpose, without constraints."
We should not create an ''ideological apartheid'' between faith and reason, Cardinal Pell said.