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William James

Has anyone read "The Varieties of Religious Experience" (circa 1902) by William James?

If so, comments.

http://www.psywww.com/psyrelig/james/toc.htm

Added by Ed on November 2, 2014 at 9:47am — No Comments

“Don’t be a dick”? Sometimes we need to…



I have no idea what Bad Astronomer Phil Plait said at TAM 8, I was not there, in fact I am on the other side of the world right now. But the news I got is that Phil was trying to put forward the position that being overtly aggressive when addressing any kind of wrongly… Continue

Added by Martin Pribble on July 11, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

A Refutation of The Making of an Atheist: How Immorality Leads to Unbelief

If you're an atheist who wants to be able to argue intelligently about your unbelief, then it's important to study the arguments the other side is making.



A fairly recent book by Christian apologist, James Spiegel, called The Making of an Atheist: How Immorality Leads to Unbelief, makes… Continue

Added by The God Critic on April 28, 2010 at 8:29pm — 5 Comments

More on atheists and skeptics and AGW denialists

Found this very interesting blog post that differentiates skepticism/doubt from denialism:

http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2009/12/james_randi_anthropogenic_global_warming.php

The writer contends that the AGW denialist movement is "a most distinctly unskeptical movement." In the following quote, the writer distinguishes between skpetics…

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Added by Cecilia on February 9, 2010 at 2:40pm — 2 Comments

We can learn something from James Arthur Ray

I’ve been thinking about the James Arthur Ray situation. You know, the guy who was on Oprah talking about “The Secret?” The one who killed three people by tricking them into fasting for days and then shutting them up in a sweat lodge so they could have visions and learn to become “spiritual warriors?” Yeah, him.



Did you know that he was charging as much as $9,000 a head for his five day retreat? Just to not feed people and stuff them in a hot tent while he regurgitated the crap from… Continue

Added by Elaine on October 27, 2009 at 11:37pm — 1 Comment

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