Peter White
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Tom Reeves replied to Peter White's discussion Does anyone agree with philosopher Thomas Nagel's reason for being an atheist?
"I learned long ago that I don’t get a vote regarding reality. Reality is whatever it is, regardless of my desires. The best I can do is attempt to accurately perceive the truth of how things are.   However, if you ask me if…"
Mar 4, 2013
Richard Lawrence replied to Peter White's discussion Does anyone agree with philosopher Thomas Nagel's reason for being an atheist?
"I would ask what "well-informed" is supposed to mean?  Also, I assume there is homogeneity in Nagel's bevy of religious believers because if Nagel's religious believers are of different religions he quite…"
Mar 4, 2013
Madhukar Kulkarni replied to Peter White's discussion Does anyone agree with philosopher Thomas Nagel's reason for being an atheist?
"It isn’t just that I don’t believe in God and, naturally, hope that I’m right in my belief. It’s that I hope there is no God! He is hardly any different from an agnostic who does not want to believe in a god and is waiting…"
Mar 4, 2013
Grinning Cat replied to Peter White's discussion Does anyone agree with philosopher Thomas Nagel's reason for being an atheist?
"Our preferences and "wishful thinking" do in fact drive and motivate our reasoning. Without emotion we'd be paralyzed by all the little commonplace decisions we don't notice. And yes, I've encountered people with the inverse…"
Feb 26, 2013
The Mile High Sanity Project replied to Peter White's discussion Does anyone agree with philosopher Thomas Nagel's reason for being an atheist?
"It's not really a reason for atheism, just a statement of preference. In that regard, I completely agree. Even the thought of a deist God bothers me in a way that's hard to describe. Chalmer"
Feb 26, 2013
Greg replied to Peter White's discussion Does anyone agree with philosopher Thomas Nagel's reason for being an atheist?
"I think you bring up an interesting point. I could not help but follow it up in my mind with a whimsical question though. Are there any versions of theism that you, or any non-theist for that matter, would feel comfortable with? For the sake of…"
Feb 25, 2013
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Peter White's discussion Does anyone agree with philosopher Thomas Nagel's reason for being an atheist?
"No, I reject religion because—when closely examined—religious statements do not make sense, they cannot be justified as describing the real world."
Feb 25, 2013
Claudia replied to Peter White's discussion Does anyone agree with philosopher Thomas Nagel's reason for being an atheist?
"I completely agree with that statement. I say stuff like that nearly every day. Like Ava I don't think he's claiming it as a reason or argument for his non belief - it's simply an added opinion. And one that I share. I really…"
Feb 23, 2013

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At 1:45pm on May 16, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…
Greetings, Peter! I'd like to invite you to a group where we talk about anything on our minds, Hang With Friends. :D
At 6:16pm on May 6, 2009, Kitty said…
Happy Birthday!
Your pics are gorgeous!
At 3:32am on March 9, 2009, Ted E Bear said…
WOHO! Another person who is from Vancouver!
 
 
 

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