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Dr. Daniel Dennett - Breaking the Spell - Lecture

Children learn what they see, hear and experience. If they grow up in a religious community, they learn ancient stories told and retold thr…

Started by Joan Denoo

3 May 18
Reply by Gerald Payne

Our new freethought banner of the web of human knowledge

We tried to depict the fantastic web of human knowledge that the enlightenment spawned in the last 400 years.  As is obvious from the above…

Started by eric stone

4 Dec 15, 2014
Reply by tom sarbeck

MY ADDRESS TO ATHEIST UNITED CALLED "VISIONARY"

I am a believer in that old adage, “Consider the source,” so I was thrilled when a man I greatly admire for his intelligence, writing, pass…

Started by Steven Paul Leiva

0 Sep 16, 2012

Should You Be Offended When I Tell You That You're Wrong?

Are people generally rational or irrational and has that changed over the course of history?   Rationality is the operation of reason; the…

Started by Andrew Altomare

19 Apr 28, 2012
Reply by booklover

Eve and the Tree of Knowledge... Why are people not on her side?

This has been on my mind lately, hence my username.  This is my understanding of Eve's part in the creationist story: [just to say it, I kn…

Started by Eve Knows

25 Mar 13, 2012
Reply by Richard ∑wald

Quotes:

"Sometimes I don't want to see the puppeteers, sometimes I just want to see the magic therein, and sometimes I just want to pry open the at…

Started by thewoodenwand

0 Feb 23, 2012

How Would You Answer This?

Ok, that sounds good. Thanks for the discussion so far. But real quick, may I ask you this question: What is the inverse of the statement "…

Started by Nathan Hevenstone

5 Sep 16, 2011
Reply by George

Knowledge as a virtue

Can knowledge be postulated as the main virtue so that all other virtues can be derived from it?

Started by Alexey Kopchinskiy

4 Nov 7, 2010
Reply by Alexey Kopchinskiy

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

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