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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…

Started by Simon Mathews

187 13 hours ago
Reply by Unseen

Kill yourself! <------Is that 'free speech' or 'aiding suicide'?

Is encouraging a depressed person to kill himself the legal equivalent of shouting "Fire!" in a crowded movie theater? The Minnesota Suprem…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

10 Mar 20
Reply by Gregg R Thomas

Adopted "-isms"

What school of thought do you identify most with, and why? I'm just beginning to look at philosophy, and find humanism attractive (AC Grayl…

Started by Renee

10 Jan 22
Reply by Kairan Nierde

It's time for a 180 on the war on drugs

Hong Kong (CNN) -- The global war on drugs is failing, new research suggests, as the price of heroin, cocaine and cannabis has fallen while…

Started by Unseen

25 Oct 31, 2013
Reply by MikeLong

Comments on the famous John Dillon Haynes experiment?

First of all, watch this BBC video about the experiment which seems to pretty conclusively show that real decisions are not done in the con…

Started by Unseen

52 Aug 6, 2013
Reply by Pope Beanie

Serious woo, coming soon to a theatre near you!

So a new 'documentary' is about to be released that 'blows the lid' off the alien cover up conspiracy.  It looks like they'll be hitting ha…

Started by Heather Spoonheim

1 Apr 24, 2013
Reply by Heather Spoonheim

A Question for the Religious Folks Here

A close-knit ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn was plunged into a new round of mourning Monday by the death of a baby who was del…

Started by Unseen

46 Mar 6, 2013
Reply by Dale Headley

Dualism and Monism from an Atheistic viewpoint

Preface – this discussion originated in another thread which can be viewed here: http://www.thinkatheist.com/forum/topics/fellow-atheists-w

Started by Anon

50 Feb 1, 2013
Reply by Anon

Why do people believe in "God" in the first place

So today I had the utmost displeasure of debating with someone with theistic views (although they claimed not to be a theist) about why peo…

Started by Asidius

40 Dec 21, 2012
Reply by Grant TB

Is it okay for government to throttle free speech for social ends?

Case in point: Chick-Fil-A is being blocked from opening a new location by a Chicago alderman displeased with Chick-Fil-A's owner's stance…

Started by Unseen

44 Jul 28, 2012
Reply by Arcus

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Ear-piercing a baby

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Torture Report release today

Started by Unseen in Ethics & Morals. Last reply by Pope Beanie 1 hour ago. 129 Replies

My Grandpa died last week

Started by Physeter in Small Talk. Last reply by David Seidman 3 hours ago. 8 Replies

Why do we tolerate this?

Started by Belle Rose in Crime and Punishment. Last reply by Pope Beanie 7 hours ago. 25 Replies

In Defense of ‘Islamophobia’

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