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Buddha’s Advice On Belief And Scepticism

You have to give Buddha a lot of credit.  This is a guy that in ~400 to 500 BC celebrated the law of conservation of energy as a truth to be internalized and made the basis of philosophy/religion. The notion … Continue reading

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Boiling Spirits

This is a great story with many applications: There’s an oft told anecdote about a medical missionary in a remote place, who watches, in horror, as people give untreated well water to their babies.  The children regularly get diarrhea, and … Continue reading

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Giant Floating Daddy Figure

I don’t wanna seem too much like a stiff! I’m not like – What?!!! You don’t believe in the power of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ??!  And his utterly implausible miracles either?!!! Hell!!! This next quote is in honor … Continue reading

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Beyond Theism/Atheism

Puff Daddy: “Let’s change the world, BIG.” Notorious BIG: “Can’t change the world unless we change ourselves.” Beyond Atheism/Theism “I must create a system or be enslaved by another man’s; I will not reason and compare; my business is to … Continue reading

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Fragments from Wittgenstein’s Culture and Value

“Are all men great?  No. – Well then, how can you have any hope of being a great man!  Why should something be bestowed on you that’s not bestowed on your neighbor?  To what purpose?  If it isn’t your wish … Continue reading

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The Hsi-Westbrook Theory of Wrongness (Proposed)

No one is correct, but everyone is correct. Everyone is entitled to believe in a certain thing or a way of life. However, since nothing can be known in an absolute sense it is essential that we acknowledge that no … Continue reading

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Why the Fuck am I Doing This? – Addendum, Pt. 2

“…It is true, church membership today is higher than ever before, books on religion become best sellers, and more people speak of God than ever before.  Yet this kind of religious profession only covers up a profoundly materialistic and irreligious … Continue reading

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