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Did I Write, Or Are You Reading These Words Out Of Choice?: The Illusion Of Free Will

The topic of free will has been taken for granted throughout many ages past, a gift from biblical texts, or self evident from our day to day subjective experience.  Those who have challenged this concept of free will to be an illusion have not done so without any tangible or lasting effect at the time … Continue reading Did I Write, Or Are You Reading These Words Out Of Choice?: The Illusion Of Free Will

Experience and Intelligence Without Opposable Thumbs

Just because we have opposable thumbs doesn’t mean we should pat ourselves on the back too much, and it sure doesn’t mean we always put them to the best use. When at last Dolphins evolve to have opposable thumbs, we may finally have the benevolent overlords that can help us get our shit together, fix … Continue reading Experience and Intelligence Without Opposable Thumbs

An Argument Against #7 on The Dawkins’ Scale

The Dawkins’ Scale can be found in ‘The God Delusion’, a highly recommended book for any religious folk with a seed of doubt. The scale is also for atheists looking to brush up on arguments and counterarguments, should they ever feel inclined to do battle on the intellectual landscape. I don’t agree with number 7. Atheism … Continue reading An Argument Against #7 on The Dawkins’ Scale