Archive for ‘philosophy’

January 27, 2017

Faith rebounds: an atheist’s apology for Christianity | Aeon Essays

Source: Faith rebounds: an atheist’s apology for Christianity | Aeon Essays

January 1, 2017

Intellectual Honesty – The Coffeelicious – Medium

A Field Guide to One of the Most Important Traits You Can Have

Source: Intellectual Honesty – The Coffeelicious – Medium

January 1, 2017

11 of the biggest scientific milestones from 2016 that are worth celebrating | Irish Examiner

When it comes to scientific achievements, 2016 has certainly been one worth celebrating.

Source: 11 of the biggest scientific milestones from 2016 that are worth celebrating | Irish Examiner

January 1, 2017

7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

Source: 7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

January 1, 2017

Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

A majority of Canadian chiropractic, naturopathic, homeopathic and acupuncture clinics claim that they can diagnose or treat allergies, sensitivities and asthma.

Source: Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

December 23, 2016

The Ashes: A Humanist Sermon – Daylight Atheism

Despite the failure of our hopes, the mission to do good must continue.

Source: The Ashes: A Humanist Sermon – Daylight Atheism

December 22, 2016

How Do You Distinguish Between Religious Fervor and Mental Illness? – Scientific American Blog Network

It’s not meant as insult to believers; the two states of mind can share many similar characteristics

Source: How Do You Distinguish Between Religious Fervor and Mental Illness? – Scientific American Blog Network

December 22, 2016

God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

Muzzio’s story is one that may be familiar to anyone who’s been forced to hide who they are when it comes to their sexuality or their religious identity.

Source: God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

December 18, 2016

Little Things Can Make An Atheist | The Huffington Post

Source: Little Things Can Make An Atheist | The Huffington Post

December 18, 2016

Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness – Scientific American Blog Network

Understanding life in the cosmos includes tackling the problem of consciousness—a new institute called YHouse intends to help

Source: Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness – Scientific American Blog Network