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The iron in my hemoglobin was fused in a supernova ...

I am going to use the term 'material world' in this discussion. I am NOT suggesting there is some other world mostly because, if one did ex…

Started by Howard S. Dunn

6 Jan 1, 2010
Reply by Jaume

What's wrong with scientism?

In another thread, reference was made to some people's criticism of a position known as "scientism," and the statement was made that scient…

Started by Keith Brian Johnson

51 Dec 25, 2009
Reply by Peter Brooks

Fine-Tuning Argument

The Fine-Tuning Argument for the Existence of God argues from the a priori colossal unlikelihood of a universe's physical constants' and na…

Started by Keith Brian Johnson

24 Dec 23, 2009
Reply by Peter Brooks

Nostradamus?

Ok so I understand the viewpoint of the majority of the Christian community is that nostradamus has correctly "guessed" the year in which "…

Started by Justin Xavius

15 Dec 18, 2009
Reply by Stephen Sherbett

0 is the middle number.

What is the middle number? Answer: 0

Started by Chris G

42 Dec 12, 2009
Reply by Jared Lardo

What do Carl Sagan and Richard Dawkins have in common?

Quite a lot, actually, IMHO. A lot of people use Carl Sagan as an example of how Richard Dawkins should change his ways to be more accommo…

Started by Wonderist

7 Dec 6, 2009
Reply by David Miller

Nonsense is necessary for purpose to coexist with free will

It is very difficult to abandon the notion that 'things happen for a reason.' Whether devinely inspired or emerging from a complex, multi-d…

Started by Howard S. Dunn

8 Nov 25, 2009
Reply by Jacob Gladden

Wonderism, pragmatism, and prediction

I think I've got a good take on pragmatism. Any comment/criticism would be appreciated. It's a core idea of my philosophy, tying together m…

Started by Wonderist

0 Nov 24, 2009

Wonderism vs. post-modernism

I would be interested in people's take on my differentiation between Wonderism vs. post-modernism. Any critique or comment is welcome. Here…

Started by Wonderist

0 Nov 21, 2009

The golden rule

Where/who does it originate from? Confucius? Hillel? Socrates? WHO/WHERE?

Started by Jay

19 Nov 20, 2009
Reply by Fred Werther

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