I didn't post this as an event because I don't even have the foggiest idea of a date (but I'll delete this if I should post it as an event).I'm a train ride away in Brussels and I know there are a…Continue
We've watched the four horsemen debate and have read their books. We've read similar books and seen similar debates. We've read horrible debates. What of debates and meaningful dialogue between…Continue
"No. You have it all wrong. GOD is a giant giraffe from the planet zorg-zorg who travels to earth from time to time and drops off a book or two and sips on some water in the lake of enchantment before his long trip back to zorg-zorg. Could anyone…"
"Personally I take an igtheist approach. Which demands that THEY clearly define their supernatural phenomenon and then present me with good rational evidence. If they won't play by these rules and/or when I explain why their evidence is…"
"I lived in a very small community with only one school and everyone working for the same employer. Few went to the one church and prayer in school was banned. In school the goal was a good education (not belief in god) and we had to study hard. What…"
"But I didn't ask if they are phobias in the psychological sense but on your theory (disgust of gay sexual acts or Christian doctrine). These are all cases that would be broadly defined as homophobic as most people understand the term. But not…"
"Think of these situations and tell me if any are cases of homophobia (in the context of afraid of contact with homosexuals and or disgusted by gay acts or both or neither):
"Oh god...I hope that gay guy isn't selected to work in my…"
"While our consciousness will have ceased and our bodies eventually are obliterated...this doesn't mean that we don't leave footprints. These foot prints can be both physical (objects the person created or handled) and recorded (writing and…"
"I shattered my leg and broke my back when I was younger. I can remember being in so much ripping pain I was begging the paramedics to put me to sleep so that I could wake up after the surgeries. But they couldn't. I had to be able to answer…"
"I would argue that science and religion and philosophy all care about the truth equally. A priest, a particle physicist and an ethicist are all passionate about the truth and often obsess about the truth their whole lives. In this aspect I…"