David Hume’s Is-ought problem is often brought forth by William Lane Craig, and other theists when debating atheists. Sam Harris introduced morality back into the spectrum of conversation concerning science and morality. For centuries philosophers and scientists gave this ground to theists, standing by the premise that science can teach us how to obtain what … Continue reading Tackling David Hume’s Is–ought Problem
Alain de Botton is no stranger to controversy. His opinions on a myriad of subjects have stirred discussion in various philosophical communities. As a writer, television presenter, and entrepreneur, Alain can be said to be a man of many talents. But it was recently in a series of discussions pertaining to ‘Atheist safe spaces’ and … Continue reading Keeping up with the St. Joneses: Places of Atheist Worship
It’s an excellent practice to question ideas or proposed certainties, and not to adopt them into your own beliefs without sufficient evidence. Although everyone has their own standard of what fits ‘sufficient evidence’, based on their education and level of natural skepticism, this is a generally accepted principle in society. Not Your Average Dinner Conversation If … Continue reading Questioning Someone’s Faith: Poor Taste, Or Critical In Today’s World?
YOLO, an acronym for ‘you only live once’, is a parasitic self destructive interpretation of the concept of ‘living in the Now’. There’s a difference between living for the now, and living in the now. The language makes the former statement barely decipherable, unless you’re already personally familiar with the experience of being absolutely present … Continue reading YOLO And Misconceptions Of Living In The Now