I recently watched a debate between William Lane Craig and Lawrence Krauss; the former, a Christian Philosopher, and the latter, an atheist physicist – and I was overcome by a familiar frustration I’ve come to expect while watching atheists debate theists on the question of God and morality. Time and again, Craig made the point that […]Read more "The Dishonesty of ‘New Atheism’"
Yes. It most likely is the case that your DNA “made you do it” along with a vast array of other factors that swirl around in the cauldron of human causality. So let me try to prove it to you now, by argument, that you don’t have freedom of will… Consider, for a moment, what it actually […]Read more "You Don’t Have Free Will"
There is no reasoning with a Great White shark. No point in begging for your life. Mercy? Compassion? Empathy? Sharks have no such concepts in their cognitive library. They are human concepts, after all… On the contrary, it is in the nature of a shark to stalk, hunt, strike, kill and consume. A shark that […]Read more "Of Psychopaths and Great White Sharks"