All Blog Posts Tagged 'environment' (6)

Objective Morality or Ethics is Possible Without god

In the April 7, 2011 debate between Sam Harris and William Lane Craig regarding whether or not objective morality is possible without god, Craig refused to accept that an objective morality of this type is possible; in fact, he said that if there were no god, objective morality would be impossible. He believes this to such an extent that he believes the use of the terms moral or morality must be reserved to those actions based on belief in and adherence to a god – specifically, the god of the… Continue

Added by Brian Bridson on April 10, 2011 at 5:38pm — 20 Comments

With age comes wisdom?

Hardly...



After a long morning of yard and house work, I decided to treat myself to lunch. Adjacent from the booth I was sitting in was a group of four elderly people. Every now and again I would catch bits an pieces of their conversation; diet, keeping active, etc. Normal innocent conversation.



As I finished my meal, and was on my way out, I heard one of the women utter these 'pearls of wisdom'. The topic of conversation had turned to the oil spill in the gulf. One of the men… Continue

Added by James on May 2, 2010 at 9:16pm — 15 Comments

Shameless self promotion!

Not only am I going to author, approve AND feature my blog....

I'm not even going to talk about anything relevant!



I'm just bored and want attention.



Well, that and because there are a few discussions going on right now that have helped me form opinion-fetuses.

These little ideas might well grow into something interesting, so help me out! Comment, criticize and adore to your heart's content.



Idea 1:



Shine and I are going to start an atheist commune.… Continue

Added by Misty: Baytheist Living! on April 18, 2010 at 2:47pm — 60 Comments

The Brain, the Whole Brain and Nothing but the Brain

This blog post stems from another discussion (elsewhere) that segued into the topic of mind versus brain. In order to illustrate that the mind is more than just the brain, I described the following scenario . . .


What it would be like if you were born completely paralyzed, with a normal brain but without a sensory nervous system to deliver stimuli to your brain from your sensory organs? Would it be possible to think or to have memories? In what ways could you be considered… Continue

Added by Atheist Exile on September 15, 2009 at 10:00pm — 84 Comments

Pioneer in Sustainability, Economic Visionary, Fortune 500 CEO: Ray Anderson

In the world of changing business, when everyone is slapping the word Green on the side of their packages, Ray Anderson, CEO of Fortune 500 Company Interface Carpets, is setting the example for substantive change toward sustainability in business. The self proclaimed recovering plunderer, motivated by his epiphany of wrong doing, turned his high polluting, petroleum-based carpet company into a beacon for the direction of future business.



In a talk given at the 2009 TED Convention,… Continue

Added by LaRae Meadows on May 25, 2009 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Did Original Sin Destroy The Environment?

According to the recent environmentalist book Pollution and the Death of Man, by theologian Francis Schaeffer, Adam's original sin was the first step in destroying the earths environment. An excerpt from a recent book review on an evangelical website says,



"This world is not the same as when God created it and said it was good. The sin of Adam changed the way nature functioned-the curse, the… Continue

Added by Walter on May 19, 2009 at 2:12pm — 4 Comments

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