All Blog Posts Tagged 'physics' (12)

Free Will Without Dualism

Reductionism

I hope to persuade hard (absolute) determinists that their position is based on a false dichotomy. Determinism does not preclude free will. It's not either/or: there are other possibilities. I am presenting, here, one of those other possibilities. It's a model based on reciprocal causality. It doesn't claim to have proof: we know too little about the brain to prove how any…

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Added by Atheist Exile on October 23, 2013 at 8:00am — 29 Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 273: The Earth; She is Unmoved





I don't fully know what http://www.fixedearth.com/ is, and I'm not sure I want to spend all of my time figuring it out. In a nutshell, physics is wrong, Copernicus was wrong, Einstein was wrong, they were all Jews and Kaballists, and the Earth is the center of the universe.



And the guy recording these podcasts has a little imaginary friend or puppet… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on September 21, 2010 at 11:25am — No Comments

Hellfire and Buggery Part II: Crazy goes to Crazytown!!

Immediately following on from my last blog, about how I'd posted a video on Facebook about Homosexuality and Christianity, received one angry message from a Christian who promptly de-friended me (how shall I ever live with myself ? ? ? ) - someone began commenting on the video.



Turns out - as you'll see - he's something of a spiritual, new age kind with a penchant for CRAZY and lists, LOTS of lists… Continue

Added by Richard Healy on July 13, 2010 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

The Axioms of Atheism

Does atheism require faith of any sort? It's a question I've been thinking about.…


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Added by Manning Bartlett on April 2, 2010 at 9:00pm — 9 Comments

Atheist Authors, Biology, and Physics

I would like to read more books about Atheism and also some about sciences so I can understand and know more about what scientist are discovering. I only know of the basics of subjects such as evolution and the big bang theory. But I want to know what other things scientists are saying about our origins and get a deeper understanding about what little I do know. Does anyone have any Atheist authors or books about any of these things? Hopefully in the form of an ebook or article? I can't go to… Continue

Added by Courtney King on December 11, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Quantum Physics - Double Slit Experiment

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Added by Sarah Elle on November 21, 2009 at 4:55pm — 6 Comments

On miracles, magic and supernatural physics

I set aside an hour and a half and watched the Thunderf00t/Ray Comfort discussion, and it got me thinking about the relationship between magic and miracles. I've never, as an adult, believed in either magic or miracles, but for some reason, I'd never really thought about comparing and contrasting them until I saw it.



Here's my consideration of the relations between magic, miracles, gods and physics:…



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Added by Paul Tourville on July 29, 2009 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

An interesting idea from physicist Lee Smolin

Lee Smolin is a physicist, on the faculty of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. He recently published an article in Physics World about the numerous theories of a 'multiverse' in cosmology being at best misguided. Overview via PhysOrg:



Lee Smolin, author of the bestselling science book The Trouble with Physics and a…
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Added by Brad Feaker on June 4, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Pseudoscience

This is an extract from my latest blog post, titled "Pseudoscience".




So, I guess I should've done this one sooner. Pseudoscience is pretty much the pinnacle of anathema to everything I'm struggling for on this blog (hey, writing dozens of words about stuff as often as five or six times a month is a real struggle sometimes). I'm all about… Continue

Added by Cubik's Rube on May 2, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Quantum entanglement - in pictures!!

This is almost too cool...read this article at PhysOrg!!! Now! (what are you waiting for???)

Added by Brad Feaker on February 13, 2009 at 6:53pm — 2 Comments

Large Hadron Collider (LHC)


What can we learn from the LHC? Read my Large Hadron Collider (LHC) comic to find out! Enjoy!

Added by TJMorgan on January 27, 2009 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives















[Part 1] At age 19, Mark Everett - better known as E, the frontman of geek-rock outfit Eels - ... found his scientist father Hugh Everett dead from a heart attack. Everett senior was the underacknowledged quantum physicist who first developed the theory of parallel universes. Now, 25 years after his father's death, Mark wants to get to know this emotionally absent savant who rarely spoke. He does this by interviewing his dad's…
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Added by Blu222 on August 7, 2008 at 12:01am — 1 Comment

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