I found this list of keywords on the internet and I thought it might be good to share it and get an informal sense of what our values are as atheists. What sorts of values do we share as atheists,…Continue
I know. I am a naive fool, and about to get whalloped by posts that usually go on for pages with little of value actually being discussed. I don't care. I watched Atlas Shrugged (Part 1) and I want…Continue
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In a forthcoming article in the New Statesman, Sam Harris states that not only is the idea of god a delusion, but so also is the idea of free will. He states that "we can find no room for it in the causal order" and that "all of our behavior can be traced to biological events about which we have no conscious knowledge." Finally, he states that "every person represents a confluence of forces that he did not will into being - and we can be lucky or very unlucky in this respect."