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Defining Reductionism

In a previous post, I explored the question of whether reductionism about causation is a barrier to the project of natural theology. The answer to that question, we discovered, depends on what it means to… 1,170 more words

Modality

Everything we think we know about being the child of divorce is wrong

It is common knowledge that research studies have demonstrated the harmful effects of divorce on children. Surprisingly, that common knowledge turns out not to be supported by evidence. 953 more words

What if it had been the gander?

Van v. Howlett, 2014 BCSC 1404 

     The defendants argue that taking a “robust and pragmatic approach” to causation (see Clements v Clements, 2012 SCC 32; 2 SCR 181), I should find that Ms. 

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Causation

Does Reductionism About Causation Block Natural Theology?

There are many theories of causation, some of which are more at home with the project of natural theology than others. One theory that blocks the… 418 more words

God

Bunnings Group Ltd v Borg [2014] NSWCA 240

ON 28 JULY 2014, the NSW Court of Appeal delivered Bunnings Group Ltd v Borg  NSWCA 240.

http://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/action/PJUDG?jgmtid=172896

The Court of Appeal allowed an appeal against a District Court decision awarding damages to customer of Bunnings Dural who was injured when some timber sleepers fell off a forklift onto his foot. 485 more words

Negligence

The Nature of Correlations - Part I

The fact that the universe is complex shouldn’t surprise anyone yet one of the things I find surprising how vehemently people try to argue that it’s not. 889 more words

Philosophy

Mirabai Devi on Divine Light, Forgiveness, and the New Earth : Conscious Life News

via Mirabai Devi on Divine Light, Forgiveness, and the New Earth : Conscious Life News.

In this beautiful dialogue with international spiritual teacher of the Divine Light, Mirabai Devi shares her knowledge on a number of topics including; forgiveness, why darkness exists, clearing karma, enlightenment, the symptoms of ascension, cultivating a relationship with the Divine, and restoring the divine feminine to bring about the new earth.