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Sam Harris on the Illusion of Free Will

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Is free will compatible with determinism?

I recently read a book called Freedom Evolves by the philosopher Daniel Dennett. In it, he puts forward the idea that free will is compatib…

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Are feelings questionable?

I think we all can agree on the statement that “feelings are subjective.”  We don’t always have good reasons to feel one way or another abo…

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Chimps believe in God?

I just saw this: http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-03-04/new-behavior-suggests-chimpanzees-may-believe-in-god?src=usn_fb What do yo…

Started by Belle Rose

48 Jun 2
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Buddhism For Atheists

Buddhism is a philosophy.   Buddhism can be practiced by anyone of any religion, Agnostic,  Atheist, etc. The following are the words and t…

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39 May 31
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Sam Harris on the Illusion of Free Will

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'Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)

Hi everybody. It's been a while. Thought I'd pass through and see if anyone happened to catch a documentary that was aired on HBO this past…

Started by Linda

14 Apr 7
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why do men rape women?

Really, I mean why? Simple question. Why?

Started by Belle Rose

25 Apr 5
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Too much drama

So I found my biological family. Now my entire life has changed in the blink of an eye. On one hand, I feel "complete." I can look in the m…

Started by Belle Rose

8 Feb 24
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Religious Upbringing Associated with less altruism in children

http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822%2815%2901167-7 A team of developmental psychologists led by Prof. Jean Decety exami…

Started by Dr. Bob

48 Dec 5, 2015
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A scholarly argument in favor of belief in God - Is it valid?

A new book, "God is Watching You: How the Fear of God Makes Us Human" is being released by Oxford University Press in November, 2015. Based…

Started by Casey Dorman

43 Sep 19, 2015
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Could LACK of breastfeeding contribute to autism?

So the myth that autistic kids is just as prevalent as before, we just know more about it now...Is just that. A myth. Today according to th…

Started by Belle Rose

41 Sep 13, 2015
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Psychological research: bullshit, horseshit, or doggy doodoo?

Consider this: A large group of researchers set out to repeat 100 experiments published by leading psychology journals to see how often the…

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13 Sep 5, 2015
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