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Alain de Botton: Atheism 2.0

Since the blog seems to be back and running again, I’d like to resurrect an old favorite of mind, The TED talk of the week. Past favorites include: Dan Dennett on our Consciousness (TED talk of the week) Antonio Damasio: The … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 The hallmarks of religion and theology (part 3)

In today’s third and final post for Ch. 3 (the hallmarks of religion and theology), we will identify parallels in science and religion. Parts 1 and 2 are linked if you haven’t read them or need a refresher. As always, feel … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 The hallmarks of religion and theology (part 2)

Today we continue the discuss on the hallmarks of religion and theology. If you missed previous posts, see: Chapter 2: The hallmarks of science Chapter 2: The hallmarks of science (continued) Chapter 3 The hallmarks of religion and theology (part 1) The hallmarks … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 The hallmarks of religion and theology (part 1)

Last week we learned the hallmarks of science. Over the next three posts this week and next we will discuss the hallmarks of religion and theology. In today’s post (part 1), we will transition into religion and theology and look at the … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: The hallmarks of science (continued)

Today we finish the rest of chapter 2 (previous post here). CHAPTER 2: THE HALLMARKS OF SCIENCE “Science is more than a body of knowledge. It is a way of thinking; a way of skeptically interrogating the universe with a … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: The hallmarks of science

So I’ve thought a bit more about the book (tentatively titled “Blurred Vision”) and decided to scale back on the philosophy and talk more about how science and theology work. Then I will talk about how philosophy of science acts … Continue reading

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Friday laugh track

Rough week… time to laugh. Even though I routinely link it, my favorite comic of all time is not Dilbert. It’s not xkcd either, but that’s more because I consider that to be less a comic and more of a … Continue reading

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