Tag Archives: philosophy

Intelligent design.

A comment I gave I thought I would repost:   The reason intelligent design is dismissed is that (in science) it’s not empirically testable, ie cannot be used to make successful or repeated predictions, and (in philosophy) not only have … Continue reading

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Philosophy/religion/science/god/bible discussion.

  This is a response I just posted on someone’s blog in a discussion about the above topics.  It is long and gets into some deep things so I thought I’d post it:     “agnophilo, I appreciate the conversion. … Continue reading

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The Bible As A Historical Document/Allegory.

I gave the following response to someone about the bible which I thought contained some interesting info.  The response I got was just scripture saying the bible is infallible…  Oh well.  I thought I’d share the comment anyway:   “One … Continue reading

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The Core Problem With Religion.

In the comment section of the blog the blog before this one is about I am discussing miracles and how we know a miracle is a miracle, asking how someone knows what is and isn’t god’s will etc and this … Continue reading

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Re: Why Do You Hate God?

This is a common question/objection/accusation many skeptics face, and I just got it for the umpteenth time in the comment section of a blog about how prayer saved someone’s life (well if you want to be “technical” about it, it … Continue reading

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How To Believe Things Productively.

I left this comment somewhere, you know the drill: It comes down to why people believe something – if they believe it out of fear or to get through their day or based on authority, their belief won’t be reasonable … Continue reading

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A Ray Of Sunshine.

Part of a comment I gave someone (who suggested the world was getting worse): I think a lot of things about our culture stink, and I think that the world could do well to have more love and open minds … Continue reading

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