All Blog Posts Tagged 'illusion' (3)

The Illusion of Shared God

I've been mulling over this idea that all christians, muslims, etc actually pray/worship the same deity.  In the same place of worship, you will find people who believe god hates homosexuals and non-believers as well as people who believe god is an ever-loving deity who considers us all his children.  Now, this isn't a minute distinction.  This isn't exactly the same type of situation that arises between a fundamentalist trying to convince moderates to not wear mixed fiber clothing is it? …

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Added by Holden Freeman Esq. on March 14, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Three Conundrums of Free Will

Introduction:

I've grown disappointed with philosophers on the subject of free will. The great philosophers of the past knew nothing about the brain. Modern philosophers contradict each other. What I've been trying to do is to stick with the knowledge we have and avoid philosophical entanglements and conjecture as much as possible. However, certain philosophical conundrums must be addressed, such as: (1) the false dichotomy of free will versus causality; (2)…

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Added by Atheist Exile on December 17, 2011 at 1:41am — 2 Comments

It's not what you think it is

I've been pretty interested in perception lately, and how our brains decipher the world around us. I've written on Pareidolia (Part 1, Part 2,…

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Added by Martin Pribble on August 5, 2011 at 12:09am — No Comments

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