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MLP XXI: Philosophy Bites

A quick one here, I just re-discovered Philosophy Bites. Good stuff! Here’s what I just listened to: Stephen Law on The Problem of Evil – A bit on the light side, but Stephen Law is becoming a favourite, so I liked it anyway. Anthony Grayling on Atheism – Again a bit on the light side, but as a primer on Atheism… [...]

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MLP XX: Douglas and Daniel

Time to close some tabs, this time on my perhaps greatest intellectual heroes. Daniel C Dennett and Douglas Adams.  Starting with Adams: “Is there an artificial god?” – Douglas Adams brilliant speech on Digital Biota 2 Cambridge U.K., September 1998. Fabulous stuff in a rambling typical Adamesque way. Including the [...]

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The Minimum Threshold Stand-off

Here’s a position I’ve been thinking about lately, and been tempted to try out, which has to do with the problems of communicating across different view points, mostly in paranormal, faith based or plain strange discussions (let’s call them “supernatural” for this post). Such discussions are often frustrating both for [...]

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The God of Eth

Lately I’ve started reading Stephen Law. Don’t really know why I picked him up, but so far so good, most of the stuff he publishes is very nice. In fact I shall have a look around for his books as soon as I’ve finished my current stack.In particular, his take of the problem of evil, is gratifying, The God of Eth: This [...]

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