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The Meaning of Things

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The desire for meaning knows no limits. Where there is no meaning to be found we humans can always invent it. There are even some of us who desire to feel a personal connection with the infinite, to find meaning not simply in our own personal concerns, or those of our species, or the planet we inhabit, but in the whole vast cosmos of which we are part. 1,651 more words

Philosophy

Death as a Value

Death, prima facie, is a distressing prospect. The anxiety that it provokes upon reflection would seem to reveal unambiguous consequences; namely, that death – the secession of consciousness – is an evil, for it is difficult to reason why one would fear that which is good. 2,408 more words

Atheism

Session Three: 2015 Westminster Conference on Science and Faith

Dr. John Lennox, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford, conducted two sessions, and he was quite entertaining with his English whit. His first session was titled The Nature of Science and the Nature of Nature. 1,169 more words

Science

These are a Few of My Favorite Atheists: Thomas Nagel

I originally wrote this series, “These Are A Few Of My Favorite Atheists”, for the Mockingbird blog. This week’s featured atheist is NYU philosophy professor Thomas Nagel. 911 more words

Theology

Man rykker sig

Marxistiske Des-Information bringer en artikel af filosofi professor Peter Singer, hvor han stiller spørgsmålstegn ved Hussein Obamas politik med ikke at nævne terror og islam i samme sætning. 1,326 more words

Atheism : Of talking zombies and uncalibrated brains.

Professing to be wise, they became fools,

…..Romans  1: 22….

Science has not and cannot bury God. What science is about to do however is bury the nonsense of atheism. 301 more words

Atheism : Of talking zombies and uncalibrated brains.

Atheism is the dregs of human philosophy/ reasoning …. more foolish than any religion. 

…..Testifyingtotruth….

Science has not and cannot bury God. What science is about to do however is bury the nonsense of atheism. 265 more words