Sociology professor Phil Zuckerman has written an Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times arguing that children raised in non-religious families are just as moral as their religious counterparts – and perhaps more so. Now, I would certainly agree that many parents without religious beliefs do an excellent job of raising their children. But I have […]
Here. HT: BA77
Here’s a thought experiment for our materialist friends. Suppose you have a table, and on that table you place three cylinders, one each of oxygen, hydrogen and nitrogen. Beside these cylinders you place a lump of carbon, a lump of calcium, and a jar of phosphorus. These chemicals make up over 98% of the human […]
So the evolutionary psychologists will be serving us coffee next?
According to Wikipedia “Scientism” is belief in the universal applicability of the scientific method and approach, and the view that empirical science constitutes the most authoritative worldview or most valuable part of human learning to the exclusion of other viewpoints. In other words, science has all of the answers, or at least all of the […]
Over at Vox they are covering a story about a tenured mediocrity at Berkeley named M. Steven Fish. File this one under “some things are just so stupid, it takes a lot of education to believe them.” Fish’s thesis is that contrary to conventional wisdom, Muslim’s are less violent than other religious adherents. *Sigh* At […]
But once you think game theory is a solution, you concede design in nature.
The people with brain have long since left, and the people who remain may be living off the avails of institution.
Sometimes, we see a classic comment by objectors that reveals much about what we face. Accordingly, it is appropriate to headline the remark and a response (which I will use original post powers to augment slightly): Here is AS: Rebuttals of what? The simple fact is that religious dogmas are made up. They have no […]
Note how much one must pay to see a rebuttal – whereas we must all fund the rubbish through tax dollars at schools.
Here. The Science Fictions series at your fingertips (cosmology).
just when we don’t need it. I am hearing this, but I cannot easily accept that a human mouth said it.
If you want to rant against religion, get serious, and talk about specific beliefs, okay?