How's it going? I'm Isaac. I've been posting here from time to time, but I never formally introduced myself. I've been an atheist since I was 16. I was raised Jewish. I had a Christian friend in high…Continue
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The question of whether or not free will exists is something that I find fascinating. It is commonly believed that humans do have free will, but is such belief justified? As humans, we are hardwired to have the perception that we have free will. Asking whether or not free will exists is really all about our perceptions and experiences and asking whether or not they are accurate representations of reality. Therefore, we cannot use our perceptions or experiences as evidence for or against free…Continue
I put this on my blogspot page awhile ago, but forgot to post it here.
Here in America, lots of religious people like to promote their religious beliefs. Personally, I'm fine with this, seeing as I am not very shy about my atheism. However, just because I respect their right to promote their beliefs, it does not mean that I should necessarily respect the beliefs themselves. Religious people love to show that…Continue
Of all the forms of alternative medicine, homeopathy seems to take the cake as the most irrational and logic defying. The primary principle of homeopathy is that heavily diluting a substance in water makes the active ingredient more potent. Homeopathic "medicine" is really just very expensive water. Here is an experiment that I thought of that tests the validity of the principles of homeopathy. It can be performed at your average college party. Pour a few shots of vodka or other hard liquor…Continue